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COMM 344: Rhetorical Theory: Definitional Essay

Assignment

Develop a definition of rhetoric demonstrating your understanding of the concept of rhetoric, its history, and usage. It must be a definition that reflects rhetorical scholarship both ancient and contemporary.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five sources, all academic
  • Choose one of the following style manuals and use it consistently: MLA, Chicago, or APA

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Rhetoric

Rhetoric, Ancient

Rhetoric -- Philosophy

Rhetoric -- Political Aspects

Rhetoric -- Religious Aspects

Narration (Rhetoric)

Persuasion (Rhetoric)

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