ERIC Number: ED038429
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Publication Date: 1968
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Rhetoric. The Bobbs-Merrill Series in Composition and Rhetoric.
Larson, Richard L., Ed.
Reflecting the opinions of both classical theorists and recent authors, 16 papers on rhetorical theory are collected in this publication. Selections in Part 1, concerned with the definition and objectives of rhetoric, are by Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Kenneth Burke, Donald C. Bryant, and Martin Steinmann, Jr. In Part 2, selections from the pedagogy of rhetoric are by Aristotle, Cicero, Quintilian, Richard Whately, Harold C. Martin and Richard M. Ohmann, and Robert M. Gorrell. Readings in Part 3, focusing on the language of rhetorical discourse, are by Quintilian, I. A. Richards, Francis Christensen, and Josephine Miles. Each selection is followed by a list of suggested topics for discussion and writing. (JM)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Language, Literary Devices, Logic, Paragraph Composition, Persuasive Discourse, Rhetoric, Sentence Structure, Speech Communication, Speech Skills, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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