Mere Rhetoric

From the 2014 Rhetoric Society of America, we honor the keynote speaker from the 1988 RSA conference--composition historian James Berlin!

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Sieze the day! Or the rhetorical situation..! Or, wait, does the rhetorical situation seize you? Bitzer, Vatz and High King Aragorn II, son of Arathorn today on Mere Rhetoric.

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Stand up for what you think, but make sure you're standing in the same place as your interlocutor. Rhetoric's stasis theory gives us categories of Fact, Definition, Quality and Procedure to make sure we're arguing the same thing when we argue.

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