Rebirth of Rhetoric

Rebirth of Rhetoric

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Rebirth of Rhetoric brings together contributions from several fields to provide a forum in which a unifying theory for language and literature studies can be debated.The book does not aim to resurrect classical Renaissance rhetoric, but to remake it within a contemporary context. The context of texts (both spoken and written) is one of the main emphases of this collection, whether it is the ideology informing the text, or the way in which a text is transformed by its audience. The book also aims to present a range of practical approaches to the study of texts of all kinds: literary; televisual; film and photography. It also argues the case for developments in the Arts and Humanities which will bring together people working in Education, Linguistics, Composition, Literature and Cultural Studies.In fact, I am a graduate of that system, having attended elementary, middle and high schools in New York City. ... Beginning in elementary school, students followed prestructured formats to produce most essays. For example, a middleschool assignment sheet for a book report instructed students to structure their first paragraph as follows: a#39;Give the title and author of the book along with a brief summary ofanbsp;...

Title:Rebirth of Rhetoric
Author:Richard Andrews
Publisher:Routledge - 2012


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