ERIC Number: ED490768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
Using Literary Criticism as a Strategy of Rhetorical Invention: A Practical Guide to Writing about Literature
Smolova, Alona A.
The purpose of this paper is to: (1) briefly discuss the advantages and limitations of popular strategies of rhetorical invention used in college composition courses; (2) provide a rationale for including literary criticism in the existing repertoire of rhetorical invention strategies; (3) provide an overview of several paradigms within literary criticism; and (4) demonstrate how these paradigms can be applied to the interpretation of a short poem in a college composition class.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A