ERIC Number: ED201015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Conceptual Model of Rhetorical Community.
A conceptual model of the rhetorical community that addresses the sociodramatic processes through which social order evolves, is maintained, can change, and is threatened is presented in this paper. Following an introduction, the paper identifies the various uses of rhetorical vision and rhetorical community that are found in fantasy theme literature. Secondly, the paper discusses fantasy theme analysis as it applies to social reality and then provides a viewpoint for defining social reality. Thirdly, the paper develops the model's logic and, fourthly, it explains the uses and potential impact of fantasy in argument upon rhetorical community. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Fantasy Theme Analysis
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Central States Speech Association (Chicago, IL, April 9-11, 1981).