Elements of Rhetoric (Gen Ed 1082)





How can I use rhetoric to change the world for the better?


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James Engell

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.

Poster for Gen Ed 1082. Text reads "Elements of Rhetoric: Persuasive Writing & Public Speaking. Professor Jim Engell. Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:45 PM." Images include famous orators.

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