2019 - 2020

  Fundamentals of Rhetorical Analysis                                                                  
Nadia EllisGilman-humanities2791000-1200 Sem  2
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

This course overviews basic research methods used in the rhetorical analysis of different types of text: written and oral, verbal and visual. Students will learn and exercise various frameworks and research instruments used in contemporary trends in rhetorical criticism. Among the course’ topics are: rhetorical situations, rhetorical act, argumentative dimensions of discourse, argumentative structure of texts, persuasion through character (ethos), appeal to emotions (pathos), figurative language, rhetorical fallacies and so on.

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