Discussion 200 words – rhetoric and theory
(Chapter 10) – Pages attached
due by Wednesday, Oct 19 at 10:00am.
–In what ways are “ideographs” similar and/or dissimilar to “ultimate terms,” which were discussed in Chapter 6?
–Considering the definition of “critical rhetoric” offered in the chapter, can you think of any public figures who act as “critical rhetoricians” in contemporary society?
–Considering the definition of “hegemony,” can you think of any previously “commonsense” beliefs that have been called into question in recent years?
–To what extent could critical rhetoric’s investigation of how power operates in contemporary culture be productively extended to analyzing body language?