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Mere Rhetoric

Welcome to Mere Rhetoric, the podcast for beginners and insiders about the ideas, people and movements who have shaped rhetorical history.

Feb 19, 2014

Lonely Peter Elbow faced serious writers block. To get over it, he began to draw on the methods of group therapy. The result led in ripples through composition, as expressivism and its critics argued about what it takes to create good writing. Today we talk about expressivism.