ERIC Number: ED225223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 11 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the credibility of the sources of public information during the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant crisis; (2) the anticorporation rhetoric of New York reformer Samuel Seabury; (3) the concept of style in Yale University's Lyman Beecher Lectureship on preaching; (4) the strategies and major goals of Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's rhetoric; (5) hostility and anxiety in selected speeches of National Urban League President Vernon Jordan; (6) the application of a general rhetoric model for analyzing synedoche, metaphor, and metonymy to the poster; (7) the rhetorical characteristics of the public speech of selected women; (8) an application of fantasy theme analysis to the rhetoric of the Equal Rights Amendment extension controversy; (9) a Burkean cluster analysis of the motivations revealed in selected speeches of the Reverend Jesse Jackson; (10) Kenneth Burke's theory of transcendence applied to the advocacy rhetoric of Mobil Oil; and (11) the foreign policy of the British Labour Governments from 1964 to 1970. (JL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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