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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Rhetoric and Media Studies

RHET 261 (W) Rhetorical Criticism (1)

A writing-centered course focusing on the criteria and methods for analyzing discourse. General critical forms such as the analysis of situation, argument, structure and style will be addressed, as well as more specialized methods like cultural analysis and Burkean analysis. Students will write papers employing the various methods.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Douglass, Trapp and Cordova