rhetorical styles and strategies
n his article, Edward P. J. Corbett describes a new “contemporary” rhetoric (or, at least, new for the 1960s), which he calls the rhetoric of the closed fist. He contrasts the rhetorical styles and strategies of the closed fist with the more traditional rhetoric of the open hand stemming from the Renaissance, and he also considers the role of new technologies in the development of this closed fist rhetoric.
For this journal assignment, please first respond to the following prompts:
Then, your writing task is to put Amy Pason’s arguments about activism in conversation with Corbett’s.
Your response should integrate at least one direct quote from both Pason and Corbett (of course, with a page number). Please be specific and detailed, and remember to keep your ideas organized. Don’t submit one long paragraph as your response, in other words.