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A collection of writings in rhetorical theory.
._dayton_activity_theory by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-26 05:16 AM
 
Activity Theory by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-30 11:41 AM
A set of basic principles which constitute a general conceptual system which can be used as a foundation for more specific theories.
Argumentation on the Web: Challenging Traditional Notions of Communication by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-09-03 02:49 AM
A hypertext MA thesis, presented in short pages with many branching options.
Actor-Network Theory by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-27 07:10 PM
ANT is concerned with the political and rhetorical.
Enthymemes by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-09-07 04:37 AM
Works that study 'because' clauses attached to claims as an incomplete logical structures.
Pragmatism by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-29 05:59 PM
An American tradition based on the writings of William James and John Dewey.
Hermeneutics by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-27 07:14 PM
The study of meaning inside communicative acts.
Modern Rhetorical Theory Links by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-25 11:26 PM
A collection of links in modern rhetorical theory.
The Immediacy of Rhetoric: Definitions, Illustrations, and Implications by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-27 07:18 PM
An history of the role of kairos and context in rhetoric.
Speech Act Theory by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-29 06:00 PM
A framework for studying all acts of communication, based on Searle's theory of the speech act.
Visual Metaphor, Cultural Knowledge, and the New Rhetoric by admin — last modified 2004-08-30 11:45 AM
Teachers need to be aware of the distinction between verbal and visual metaphors if they are to understand better how Indigenous people learn.
What Hath Bakhtin Wrought? Toward a Unified Theory of Literature and Composition by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-08-26 03:45 AM
The growing influence of critical theory in English studies has produced a host of difficult and confusing ideas about philosophy of language as applied to written texts.
Tropes by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-09-07 05:39 AM
Works about the role of figures of speech in argument and persuasion.