ERIC Number: EJ444569
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Publication Date: 1992
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An Applied Relevance Theory of the Making and Understanding of Rhetorical Arguments.
Campbell, J. L.
Language and Communication, v12 n2 p145-55 Apr 1992
Relevance theory in linguistic pragmatics is applied to the field of rhetorical argument. The applied theory allows for multiple coincidental relevances (strategic, rational, and worldly) during the communication of arguments corresponding to horizons of awareness with regard to which arguments are made and understood. (32 references) (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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