Nielsen Book Data Revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers. Coverage of memory has been shortened and added to chapter on delivery to better reflect current usage Ch. Aug 21, Jessica added it.
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Jun 10, Risa rated it liked it. I was assigned this text for an intro class related to my major.
Ancient rhetorics for contemporary students. Nielsen Book Data Publisher's Summary Revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers. Rhteorics rated it really liked it Aug 03, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
This is a fresh interpretation of the ancient canons of composing: Username Password Forgot your username or password? Return to Book Page. Annabel rated it it was ok Dec 22, But I hated this book.
The authors do a great job explaining the reasoning and methods of ancient rhetors. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources.
Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students, 5th Edition. However, there appears to be no better alternative out there that provides quite the same amount of sound information about rhetoric.
A lot of the examples just did not apply in contemporart way that was useful. Encomium and Invective Description Exercises: It shows that rhetoric, as it was practiced and taught by the ancients, Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and ancuent.
Lively, contemporary examples show rhetoric in everyday practice in civic discourse.
I found this really hard to read for school. Composition and Ornament Correctness Clarity Appopriateness: Their Differences and the Differences They Make. Refresh and try again. Confirmation and Refutation Chapter 4: The Common Topics and the Commonplaces: New examples of rhetoric at work in visual texts in contemporary culture range from an advertisement for a world hunger organization to flag lapel pins, illustrating how images and words can work sturents or even how images can stand alone to convey meaning in different rhetorical situations.
Figures of Thought That Involve Audience. A new chapter on Imitation, culled from sections previously appearing in chapters on arrangement, style, and memory, presents a more unified discussion of this rhetoricss practice and its modern applications Ch.
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Books by Sharon Crowley. David rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Lists with This Book. Relevance of classical commonplaces to American political ideologies is thoroughly discussed. This fresh interpretation of the ancient canons of composing--invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery--shows that rhetoric, as it was practiced and taught by the ancients, was an intrinsic part of daily life and of communal discourse about current events.
Anne-Mieke rated it liked it Jan 27, Without having it explained in class it would have been incredibly dry and confusing, but it was a good supplement. Liberal bias was a bit much to take but the authors Definitely a textbook, not something you'll want to peruse unless you are just dying to know how the ancient Greeks approached rhetorical analysis!