Rhetorical Criticism

Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2017

Course Description and Objectives

Rhetorical Criticism identifies influence through critical methods. Rhetorical criticism is often referred to as “deconstructive,” because it involves picking apart and “destroying” artifacts. Critical methods give advanced insight into artifacts. Throughout this semester, students will learn critical methods and then apply those methods to artifacts of their choosing—ultimately learning about rhetorical discourse and message crafting.

Required Text

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

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Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2016

Course Description and Objectives

Rhetorical Criticism identifies influence through critical methods. Rhetorical criticism is often referred to as “deconstructive,” because it involves picking apart and “destroying” artifacts. Critical methods give advanced insight into artifacts. Throughout this semester, students will learn critical methods and then apply those methods to artifacts of their choosing—ultimately learning about rhetorical discourse and message crafting.

Required Text

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Syllabus: 

Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Designed to help students become acquainted with contemporary methods of rhetorical criticism through a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical applications. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Syllabus: 

Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2014

Course Description:

Designed to help students become acquainted with contemporary methods of rhetorical criticism through a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical applications. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2012

Course Description:

Designed to help students become acquainted with contemporary methods of rhetorical criticism through a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical applications. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Syllabus: 

Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2013

Course Description:

Designed to help students become acquainted with contemporary methods of rhetorical criticism through a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical applications. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Syllabus: 
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