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Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student

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9780195115420

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0195115422
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Pub. Date:
8/6/1998
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Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

The most widely used textbook of its kind for courses in advancedcomposition and writing, Classic Rhetoric for the Modern Student discusses thethree vital components of classical rhetoric--argument, arrangement, andstyle--bringing these elements to life and demonstrating their effectiveapplication in yesterday's and today's writing. Presenting its subject in fiveparts, the text provides grounding in: the elements and applications ofclassical rhetoric; the strategies and tactics of argumentation; the effectivepresentation and organization of discourses; the development of power, grace,and felicity in expression; and the history of rhetorical principles. Numerousexamples of classic and contemporary rhetoric, from paragraphs to completeessays, appear throughout the book, many followed by detailed analyses. Thisfourth edition features a new section on the Progymnasmata (classicalcomposition exercises), a new analysis of advertisement in the Introduction, anupdated survey of the history of rhetoric, and an updated section on "ExternalAids to Invention".

Table of Contents

Preface xi
I/ Introduction
1(26)
Rhetorical Analysis of a Magazine Ad
2(4)
Homer
"The Envoys Plead with Achilles"
6(9)
Analysis of "The Envoys Plead with Achillies
9(6)
A Brief Explanation of Classical Rhetoric
15(2)
The Five Canons of Rhetoric
17(6)
The Three Kinds of Persuasive Discourse
23(1)
The Relevance and Importance of Rhetoric for Our Times
24(3)
II/ Discovery of Arguments
27(229)
Formulating a Thesis
27(4)
The Three Modes of Persuasion
31(53)
The Appeal to Reason
32(1)
Principles of Definition
33(2)
Other Methods of Definition
35(3)
The Syllogism
38(14)
The Enthymeme
52(8)
The Example
60(2)
The Fallacies
62(9)
The Ethical Appeal
71(6)
The Emotional Appeal
77(7)
The Topics
84(46)
The Commonn Topics
87(33)
Special Topics
120(10)
Manuel Bilsky
McCrea Hazlett
Robert E. Streeter
Richard M. Weaver
"Looking for an Argument"
130(7)
Richard L. Larson
"A Plan for Teaching Rhetorical Invention"
137(4)
External Aids to Invention
141(33)
Biography
143(4)
Books of Quotations and Concordances
147(3)
Biblical Concordances
150(1)
Indexes to Periodicals
151(2)
Other Periodical Indexes
153(4)
Handbooks
157(5)
Dictionaries
162(5)
Other Specialized Dictionaries
167(1)
Bibliographies
167(2)
Some Bibliographical Guides to Various Disciplines
169(1)
Annual Bibliographies
170(1)
Syntopicon
170(4)
An Illustration of the Use of the Search Strategy
174(10)
Readings
184(1)
Rachel Carson
"The Obligation to Endure"
185(10)
Topical Analysis of Rachel Carson's "The Obligation to Endure"
190(5)
Socrates' Apology
195(14)
Analysis of the Topics in "Socrates' Apology"
204(5)
Obituary of Katharine Sergeant White
209(5)
An Analysis of the Topics in Katherine sergeant White's Obiturary
211(3)
James Madison
"The Federalist, No. 10"
214(16)
Mark Ashin
"The Argument of Madison's Federalist, No. 10'''
220(10)
Edmund Burke
"Letter to a Noble Lord"
230(7)
Thomas Henry Huxley
"Science and Culture
237(8)
Matthew Arnold
"Literature and Science"
245(11)
III/ Arrangement of Material
256(81)
The Parts of a Discourse
259(32)
Introduction
260(10)
Statement of Fact
270(6)
Confirmation
276(2)
Refutation
278(5)
Conclusion
283(8)
Concluding Remarks on Arrangement
291(1)
Readings
292(1)
Thomas A. Sancton
"Planet of the Year"
292(9)
Analysis of the Arrangement in Thomas A. Sancton's "Planet of the Year"
297(4)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Letter from Birmingham Jail"
301(19)
Analysis of the Arrangements of "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
315(5)
Henry David Thoreau
"Civil Disobedience"
320(17)
IV/ Style
337(147)
Grammatical Competence
339(2)
Choice of Direction
341(13)
An Adequate Vocabulary
341(4)
Purity, Propriety, and Precision of Direction
345(9)
Composition of the Sentence
354(5)
Study of Style
359(18)
Kind of Diction
361(1)
Length of Sentences
361(1)
Kinds of Sentences
361(1)
Variety of Sentence Patterns
362(1)
Sentence Euphony
363(2)
Articulation of Sentences
365(2)
Figures of Speech
367(1)
Paragraphing
367(2)
A Student Report on a Study of Style
369(8)
Figures of Speech
377(34)
The Schemes
380(16)
The Tropes
396(13)
Concluding Remarks on the Figures of Speech
409(2)
Imitation
411(37)
Testimonies about the Value of Imitation
413(6)
Rollo Walter Brown
"How the French Boy Learns to Write"
419(5)
Exercises in Imitation
424(24)
Readings
448(1)
Hugh Blair
"Critical Examination of the Style of Mr. Addison in No. 411 of The Spectator"
448(11)
John F. Kennedy
"Inagural Address"
459(13)
The Editors of the New Yorker: "John F. Kennedy's Inaguaral Address"
461(2)
Analysis of the Style of John F. Kennedy's "Inagural Address"
463(9)
A Paragraph by Virginia Woolf To Be Analyzed for Style
472(6)
An Analysis of the Style of the Paragraph by Virginia Woolf
474(4)
Analysis of Style as Persuation in the "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Richard P. Fulkerson
478(6)
V/ The Progymnasmata
484(5)
A Sequence of Assignments
485(4)
VI/ A Survey of Rhetoric
489(55)
Classical Rhetorics
489(8)
Rhetoric During the Middle Ages
497(2)
Some Continental Rhetoricians
499(2)
English Vernacular Rhetorics of the Sixteenth Century
501(4)
English Rhetorics of the Seventeenth Century
505(6)
English Rhetorics of the Eighteenth Century
511(6)
Rhetoric in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
517(27)
Bibliography 544(12)
Index 556


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