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ERIC Number: ED050077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 218
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Rhetoric as Symbolic Action: An Explication of Kenneth Burke's Theory of Rhetoric and Its Implications for the Teaching of Rhetoric in Secondary Schools.
Fillion, Bryant Paul
The purpose of this study was to organize, synthesize, and explain Kenneth Burke's Title I; the uses of Title I; Process for developing Title I proposals--responsible to rhetoric instruction in the secondary schools. Sections contain (1) a chronological survey of Burke's writing, (2) a consideration of rhetoric as a primary dimension of language, (3) an explanation of the role of dialectic transcendence in achieving symbolic unity, and (4) a discussion of a Burkean teaching rhetoric (a humanistic approach to the study of the rhetorical, persuasive uses of language) which can be translated into teaching objectives and instructional procedures. (Author/JM)
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Identifiers: Burke (Kenneth)
Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, The Florida State University