ERIC Number: EJ638962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Gestalt Psychological Theory's Value in Rhetorical Criticism.
Wright, Mark H.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v87 n2 p208-15 May 2001
Suggests that rhetorical critics should avoid affirming the constancy hypothesis, the belief that a stimulus contains the response. Examines five examples of affirmation of the constancy hypothesis in rhetorical criticism after foregrounding Burke's avoidance of the constancy hypothesis in "Permanance and Change" as a model for rhetorical critics. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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