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The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
The Basics Of Rhetoric Revised
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  • 1. An introduction<br />The Basics of Rhetoric<br />
  • 2. A few definitions to know<br />What is Rhetoric? <br />
  • 3. Definitions of Rhetoric<br />Aristotle’s Definition:<br />the art of observing in any given case the “available means of persuasion<br />Other Definitions:<br />“The study of effective speaking and writing.”<br />-Silva Rhetoricae<br />“ The art of speaking or writing effectively”<br />Merriam-Webster<br />“The art of effective communication” ???<br />
  • 4. 3 things to consider<br />The Major Players of Rhetoric<br />
  • 5. Aristotle’s Ideas<br />Author – the creator of the communication<br />Audience – the receiver of the communication<br />Subject – the topic of the communication<br />
  • 6. **Note: that was not a rhetorical question<br />What is Rhetorical Analysis?<br />
  • 7. The Components…<br />Rhetoric = effective speaking and writing<br />Analysis = identifying the parts or features of something and explaining how these features work together<br />
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  • 9. Rhetorical Analysis<br />Cameron’s definition:<br />Breaking apart the components of a piece of communication to examine the techniques an author uses to get a point across.<br />Communication mediums – speaking, writing, visual<br />Techniques of…<br />Language (our major focus)<br />Images<br />Verbal inflections<br />
  • 10. Ask 3 questions<br />So how do we start?<br />
  • 11. 3 Rhetorical Questions<br />1. What is the message?<br />2. How is the message being conveyed?<br />3. Why is the message being conveyed?<br />
  • 12. Rhetorical Modes<br />Description & Narration<br />Process Analysis – explaining how to do something, presenting steps or events in order.<br />Illustration – using examples to back up an idea<br />Comparison & Contrast<br />Cause & Effect Analysis – looking for causes and analyzing consequences<br />Classification – arrangement of info. into groups or categories<br />
  • 13. Rhetorical Modes, continued<br />Definition – conveying the full meaning of a word that is central to a writer’s or culture’s ideas.<br />Argumention/Persuasion – convincing someone to join our side of the issue or take action to advance our cause. <br />Centered around a main proposition or claim<br />
  • 14. How to Read a Visual Text<br />O – overview – What is the visual about?<br />P – parts – What elements/details seem important?<br />T – title – Does the visual have a title?<br />I – interrelationships – How do the above elements relate to each otherand connect?<br />C – conclusion – Draw a conclusion. What does the visual mean? What is its message?<br />
  • 15. Remember…<br />Rhetoric is all around us…<br />

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