ERIC Number: EJ264164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
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A Fantasy Theme Analysis of the Television Coverage of the Hostage Release and the Reagan Inaugural.
Bormann, Ernest G.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v68 n2 p133-45 May 1982
Television is a major source of social knowledge, and the rhetorical study of such knowledge can contribute to the understanding of communication in a mass media society. This essay explores the usefulness of fantasy theme analysis in the rhetorical study of two joint news events, particularly the inaugural address. (PD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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