ERIC Number: EJ207847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
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Causation and Creativity in Rhetorical Situations: Distinctions and Implications.
Patton, John H.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v65 n1 p36-55 Feb 1979
Argues that Bitzer's situational theory accounts for forms of rhetorical creativity through the definition of controlling elements of situations, for the production of rhetoric as purposive action, and for the degree of accuracy or clarity with which observable features of situations have been interpreted. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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