ENGL 1160: Introduction to Rhetoric
Lecture - 4 credits
- Introduces major concepts, traditions, and issues in rhetorical studies.
- Explores topics such as the range of ways that people persuade others to change their minds or take action; the relationship among language, truth, knowledge, and power; the role of language in shaping identity, communities, and cultures; and the use of rhetoric for activism and advocacy.
- Focuses on rhetoricians and rhetorics from diverse traditions, emphasizing contemporary and interdisciplinary approaches to investigating a wide range of rhetorical artifacts.
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