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Rhetorical motives of identity, consubstantiality, and hierarchy: An analysis of community college program documents
The dissertation focuses on three academic programs at Tarrant County College, Northeast Campus, specifically the documents used to create and sustain these programs. The purpose of this study includes the following: first, ...
The arts of Jane Austen's major novels
Hypertextual ways of knowing: Mapping the intersections of hypertext theory, feminist epistemology, and feminist rhetoric
This study demonstrates the convergence of three disciplinary fields: hypertext theory, feminist epistemology, and feminist rhetoric. My central thesis is that the conjunction of hypertext theory and feminist epistemology ...
Opening windows into the past: A study of the importance of annotations, footnotes, and the resulting reaccentuation of Victorian editions for students
The purpose of this thesis is to present and support my theory that annotations and footnotes are excellent rhetorical devices for editors of Victorian editions for students and that annotations and footnotes contribute ...
English in the era of globalization: The conceptualization of English in Korean students in American higher education
Rhetoric is the study of the power of language. In the age of globalization, English has become a global language and its dominant status has become even stronger. In South Korea, globalization is the critical catalyst for ...
The oppression and deliverance of women in Sandra Cisneros' “The House on Mango Street”
Sandra Cisneros is a poignant voice to all women. Her work The House on Mango Street portrays the somber reality of women who have been oppressed by the limitations that are imposed on them by the patriarchy within their ...
Rhetoric and hypermedia in electronic textbooks
By employing the three progressive yet distinctive theoretical/rhetorical approaches to hypertext—poststructural, post-digital, and cinematic—as what Kenneth Burke refers to as terministic screens, this study examines the ...
The rhetoric of distance education
Higher education is currently undergoing a paradigm shift, moving from the medieval model to a newer model based on the characteristics of distance education. This change can best be observed in the rhetoric of the documents ...
Dorothy Brin Crocker: Her contributions to the field of music therapy
The purpose of this study was to determine how the contributions of Dorothy Brin Crocker may have impacted the field of music therapy. Interviews were conducted with the subject, family members, and colleagues. Information ...
A rhetoric for professional writing: Global Writing
This dissertation extends Walter H. Beale's A Pragmatic Theory of Rhetoric in order to create a pedagogy for professionals who write. Beale devises motivational axes and forms a quadripartite perspective or world view ...