GENED 1082. Elements of Rhetoric: Persuasive Writing & Public Speaking

Instructor: James Engell
Day & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-2:45pm
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Rhetorical theory, originating with Aristotle, in contemporary applications. The nature of rhetoric in modern culture; practical examples drawn from American history and literature 1765 to the present; written exercises and attention to public speaking; the history and educational importance of rhetoric in the West; stresses theory and practice as inseparable.