ERIC Number: EJ294643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Kinneavy on Referential and Persuasive Discourse: A Critique.
Fulkerson, Richard P.
College Composition and Communication, v35 n1 p43-56 Feb 1984
Examines James Kinneavy's "Theory of Discourse," arguing that he fails to provide compelling support for the theory, and that a number of specific assertions fail to hold up under scrutiny. Discusses weaknesses in his handling of referential and persuasive discourse. (HTH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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