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Identifying the autistic individual as living computer by making rhetorical "space" for Kenneth Burke in cognitive disability studies
While Michel Foucault's research on power, knowledge, and discourse has proved vital for validating research topics and agendas in emerging disciplines such as Disability Studies, the emphasis on the first person perspective ...
"A Streetcar Named Desire": The history of its scholarship and the rhetoric of its genre
A difficult task in modern literature is the art of genre classification, especially in regard to modern drama. A play that continues to be difficult to classify is Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. A close ...
Exploiting kairos in electronic literature: A rhetorical analysis
The purpose of this study is to expand on Wayne Booth's work in The Rhetoric of Fiction regarding methods of directing readers toward understanding in fiction to include the possibilities for persuasion available in ...
The role of ethos and parrhesia in the presidential reelection discourse of George Herbert Walker Bush
The purpose of this study is to focus on the role played by rhetoric in the 1992 reelection discourse of George H. W. Bush. The inability of the president and his speechwriters to effectively create a presidential ethos ...