The Rhetorical Act: Thinking, Speaking and Writing Critically

4th Edition

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs; Huxman, Suszn Schultz
eISBN-13: 9781111797591

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THE RHETORICAL ACT: THINKING, SPEAKING AND WRITING CRITICALLY, Fourth Edition, teaches liberal arts students how to craft and critique rhetorical messages that influence, inviting and enabling them to become articulate rhetors and critics of their symbolic universe. The new edition maintains a traditional humanistic approach to rhetoric, while extending the scope and relevance of the text. THE RHETORICAL ACT reaffirms the ancient Aristotelian and Ciceronian relationships between art and practice -- one cannot master rhetorical skills without an understanding of the theory on which such skills are based. The text combines thorough coverage of rhetorical criticism, media literacy, and strategic public speaking, providing a solid grounding in essential concepts while helping students hone their skills in each area.
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ISBNs 0495091723, 1111797595, 9780495091721, 9781111797591
Language eng
Number of Pages 353
Edition 4th