And just for fun — this is my son’s junior recital — he is studying jazz guitar at Willamette University in Salem Oregon. Enjoy.
Optional Prompt for Webblog Post 3
While acknowledging the significance of the notion of audience in the work of classical rhetoricians, Burke argues that internal audience is as important as external. What do we make of this argument? What are its implications for identification in the 21st century? What examples either contradict or instantiate this argument?
The Diane Rehm Show on NPR features speakers from differing sides of the political spectrum on current political topics. You may select a podcast of interest and apply the Crowley lens for this webblog post. How do the arguers complement, contradict, or supplement what Crowley has to say about persuasion?
Make it work, folks….
What do you make of Perelman’s notion of audience? To what extent do you buy his argument — and why?
From the classical period to the digital age, rhetorics of writing, language, identity and persuasion, as well as recovered rhetorics have evolved/devolved/emerged/vanished.
In this course, with these topics as backbone, we will trace their lineage.