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Rhetorical style : the uses of language in persuasion, Jeanne Fahnestock

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Rhetorical style : the uses of language in persuasion
Title
Rhetorical style
Title remainder
the uses of language in persuasion
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Jeanne Fahnestock
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Language
eng
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1945-
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Fahnestock, Jeanne
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Rhetorical style : the uses of language in persuasion, Jeanne Fahnestock
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-434) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction -- Style in the rhetorical tradition -- Schools of Language analysis -- Rhetorical stylistics and literary stylistics -- pt. I. 1. Word choice -- 1. Language of origin -- Historical layers of English -- The Old English core -- The Norman French contribution -- The language of learning from Latin and Greek -- Incorporations from world contact -- An American vocabulary -- Homonyms and synonyms from different origins -- Clarity and sincerity : when core words dominate -- Elevation and panache : featuring French borrowings -- Formality and erudition : words from Latin and Greek -- Analyses with word origins -- 2. New words and changing uses -- From nonce constructions to wider use -- Foreign borrowings -- Compounds -- Free versus bound morphemes -- Adding prefixes and suffixes -- Prefixes that change meaning -- Suffixes that change use -- Derivational families -- Clipping -- Blends -- Conversions -- Catachresis -- Acronyms -- Proper names to common nouns -- Analogy -- Fabrication -- Onomatopoeia -- Taboo deformation -- Doubling -- Loss and migration -- Junk : a case study -- Accumulating senses -- 3. Categories of word choice -- Lexical field -- Level of generality -- Abstract versus concrete diction -- Levels of generality in argument -- Ad hoc levels of generality -- functional categories -- Taking a census of parts of speech -- Modern rhetoricians on word choice : Burke and Weaver -- 4. Language varieties -- Low, Middle, and High -- Geographical and social varieties of English -- Regiolects and sociolects -- Idiolects -- Registers : occupation, avocation, discipline -- Genre and register -- Shifting and mixing language varieties -- Language varieties and humor -- spoken versus written style -- Familiar language -- Prepared phrases, clichés, and idioms -- Maxims and proverbs -- Allusions -- 5. Tropes -- Synecdoche -- Metonymy -- Antonomasia -- Metaphor -- Extended metaphor and allegory -- Simile -- Full analogies -- Irony -- Irony in written texts -- Irony and intention -- The persuasive effects of irony -- Intolerable irony -- Hyperbole and litotes -- The amphiboly and paradox -- Paralepsis/praeteritio : denying while saying -- Grice's maxims and the detection of other meanings -- Analysis : women drivers -- 6. Figures of word choice -- Schemes of words -- Agnominatio -- Metaplasms : altering a single word -- Polyptoton -- spreading concepts through polyptoton -- Etymological arguments -- Ploce -- Antanaclasis (puns) -- The presence of the word -- Figures of sound -- Figures of word selection -- Synonyms (synonymia) -- Synonyms and conceptual drift -- Euphemism -- Correctio -- Emphasis (significatio)
  • Pt. II. Sentences -- 7. Sentence basics: predication -- Active versus stative predication -- Subject choices -- Humans -- Rhetorical participants -- Things -- Abstractions -- Concepts -- Slot fillers -- Analyzing subject choices -- Verb choices -- Tense -- Aspect -- Mood -- Negation -- Modality -- Active versus passive voice -- In defense of the passive -- Semantic categories -- Analyzing verb choices -- Subject/verb analysis -- The North Pole -- A Trend at New Trier -- Nominal versus verbal style -- Nominalizations -- Personification (personae fictio) -- Personification in science -- Multiplying subjects and verbs -- 8. Sentence construction: modification -- Adverb clauses -- Adjective clauses -- Noun clauses -- The consequences of clause types : Kennedy's options -- Modifying with phrases -- Phrases built on verbs -- Participial phrases -- Infinitive phrases -- Phrases built on nouns -- Appositives -- Absolute phrases -- Resumptive modifiers -- Summative modifiers -- Prepositional phrases -- Single-word modifiers -- An epithetical style -- Multiplying and embedding modifiers -- Amount of modification -- Minimal modification -- Heavily modified styles -- Analyzing modification -- The Ubiquitous Saddam -- "To the People of Ireland" -- 9. Sentence architecture -- Emphasis -- Emphasis by position -- Emphasis by sentence rule -- Emphasis from inversions -- Combining sources of emphasis -- Placement of modifiers : branching left, right, and in the middle -- Loose and periodic sentences -- A periodic style -- A loose style -- Composition -- Iconic form -- Absence in words, presence in syntax -- The default form/meaning relationship -- 10. Figures of argument -- Parallelism -- In syllables (isocolon) -- In stress patterns -- In grammatical structure (parison -- From repetition -- Uses of parallelism in argument -- Comparison -- Induction -- Eduction -- Strategic repetition -- Antithesis : argument from opposites -- Antimetabole : argument from inversion -- Definition as a figure -- 11. Series -- Definition of a series -- Series and categorization -- Bracketing -- Series and order -- Item length and order -- Gradatio -- Series and conjunctions -- The overall length of series -- Opening up or shutting down -- 12. Prosody and punctuation -- Speech and writing -- Prosody -- Printing and punctuation -- Punctuation and meaning -- Figured prosody -- Passage prosody -- Variety in sentence length
  • Pt. III. Interactive dimension -- 13. Speaker and audience construction -- Pronouns -- Uses of I -- Uses of you -- I to you : genres of fictional address -- Use of we -- The objective voice -- changing footing : managing the interactive dimension -- Pronoun analysis : Lincoln's First Inaugural -- Disidentification -- Figures of speaker/audience construction -- Calling on : apostrophe -- Partitioning the audience -- Purging the audience -- Frankness of speech : licentia -- Figuring speech acts -- Asking and answering questions -- Rogatio and formal arguments -- 14. Incorporating other voices -- Direct speech -- The stylization of direct speech -- Indirect speech -- Ambiguous zones in indirect speech -- Reporting speech acts -- Representing thoughts -- Texts as speakers and "text acts" -- Invented speakers -- Double voicing and heteroglossia -- Multivoicing : the blogger's specialty -- 15. Situation and occasion -- Immediate deixis -- Thematizing deixis -- Immediate deixis in written texts -- Occasion -- Constructing situations and occasions -- Exigence in written texts -- The Burkean Scene -- Imaginary deixis -- Demonstratio and descriptio -- Description and emotion -- Ekphrasis : the stand-alone description
  • Pt. IV. Passage construction -- 16. Coherence -- Signs of cohesion -- Given/new or topic/comment patterns -- Interrupting the topic string -- Schemas and coherence -- Interclause meaning relations -- Inferred relations -- Signaled relations -- Combining sources of coherence -- Appendix : interclause meaning relations -- 17. Passage patterns -- Compositional units in the rhetorical tradition -- Syllogism and enthymeme -- Progymnasmatic patterns -- Comparison in different grain sizes -- Paragraphs -- Parataxis and hypotaxis -- Metadiscourse : figures of discourse management -- 18. Amplification -- Quintilian's methods of amplification -- Analysis with Quintilian's methods -- Copia and presence : multa de multis -- Erasmian methods for copia -- Epicheireme -- Diminishing -- Amplification and the sublime -- The last paragraph of On the Origin of Species -- On Darwin's word choices -- On Darwin's sentence architecture -- On Darwin's passage construction -- On Darwin's amplification and interaction with readers
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9780199918928
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Label
Rhetorical style : the uses of language in persuasion, Jeanne Fahnestock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-434) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction -- Style in the rhetorical tradition -- Schools of Language analysis -- Rhetorical stylistics and literary stylistics -- pt. I. 1. Word choice -- 1. Language of origin -- Historical layers of English -- The Old English core -- The Norman French contribution -- The language of learning from Latin and Greek -- Incorporations from world contact -- An American vocabulary -- Homonyms and synonyms from different origins -- Clarity and sincerity : when core words dominate -- Elevation and panache : featuring French borrowings -- Formality and erudition : words from Latin and Greek -- Analyses with word origins -- 2. New words and changing uses -- From nonce constructions to wider use -- Foreign borrowings -- Compounds -- Free versus bound morphemes -- Adding prefixes and suffixes -- Prefixes that change meaning -- Suffixes that change use -- Derivational families -- Clipping -- Blends -- Conversions -- Catachresis -- Acronyms -- Proper names to common nouns -- Analogy -- Fabrication -- Onomatopoeia -- Taboo deformation -- Doubling -- Loss and migration -- Junk : a case study -- Accumulating senses -- 3. Categories of word choice -- Lexical field -- Level of generality -- Abstract versus concrete diction -- Levels of generality in argument -- Ad hoc levels of generality -- functional categories -- Taking a census of parts of speech -- Modern rhetoricians on word choice : Burke and Weaver -- 4. Language varieties -- Low, Middle, and High -- Geographical and social varieties of English -- Regiolects and sociolects -- Idiolects -- Registers : occupation, avocation, discipline -- Genre and register -- Shifting and mixing language varieties -- Language varieties and humor -- spoken versus written style -- Familiar language -- Prepared phrases, clichés, and idioms -- Maxims and proverbs -- Allusions -- 5. Tropes -- Synecdoche -- Metonymy -- Antonomasia -- Metaphor -- Extended metaphor and allegory -- Simile -- Full analogies -- Irony -- Irony in written texts -- Irony and intention -- The persuasive effects of irony -- Intolerable irony -- Hyperbole and litotes -- The amphiboly and paradox -- Paralepsis/praeteritio : denying while saying -- Grice's maxims and the detection of other meanings -- Analysis : women drivers -- 6. Figures of word choice -- Schemes of words -- Agnominatio -- Metaplasms : altering a single word -- Polyptoton -- spreading concepts through polyptoton -- Etymological arguments -- Ploce -- Antanaclasis (puns) -- The presence of the word -- Figures of sound -- Figures of word selection -- Synonyms (synonymia) -- Synonyms and conceptual drift -- Euphemism -- Correctio -- Emphasis (significatio)
  • Pt. II. Sentences -- 7. Sentence basics: predication -- Active versus stative predication -- Subject choices -- Humans -- Rhetorical participants -- Things -- Abstractions -- Concepts -- Slot fillers -- Analyzing subject choices -- Verb choices -- Tense -- Aspect -- Mood -- Negation -- Modality -- Active versus passive voice -- In defense of the passive -- Semantic categories -- Analyzing verb choices -- Subject/verb analysis -- The North Pole -- A Trend at New Trier -- Nominal versus verbal style -- Nominalizations -- Personification (personae fictio) -- Personification in science -- Multiplying subjects and verbs -- 8. Sentence construction: modification -- Adverb clauses -- Adjective clauses -- Noun clauses -- The consequences of clause types : Kennedy's options -- Modifying with phrases -- Phrases built on verbs -- Participial phrases -- Infinitive phrases -- Phrases built on nouns -- Appositives -- Absolute phrases -- Resumptive modifiers -- Summative modifiers -- Prepositional phrases -- Single-word modifiers -- An epithetical style -- Multiplying and embedding modifiers -- Amount of modification -- Minimal modification -- Heavily modified styles -- Analyzing modification -- The Ubiquitous Saddam -- "To the People of Ireland" -- 9. Sentence architecture -- Emphasis -- Emphasis by position -- Emphasis by sentence rule -- Emphasis from inversions -- Combining sources of emphasis -- Placement of modifiers : branching left, right, and in the middle -- Loose and periodic sentences -- A periodic style -- A loose style -- Composition -- Iconic form -- Absence in words, presence in syntax -- The default form/meaning relationship -- 10. Figures of argument -- Parallelism -- In syllables (isocolon) -- In stress patterns -- In grammatical structure (parison -- From repetition -- Uses of parallelism in argument -- Comparison -- Induction -- Eduction -- Strategic repetition -- Antithesis : argument from opposites -- Antimetabole : argument from inversion -- Definition as a figure -- 11. Series -- Definition of a series -- Series and categorization -- Bracketing -- Series and order -- Item length and order -- Gradatio -- Series and conjunctions -- The overall length of series -- Opening up or shutting down -- 12. Prosody and punctuation -- Speech and writing -- Prosody -- Printing and punctuation -- Punctuation and meaning -- Figured prosody -- Passage prosody -- Variety in sentence length
  • Pt. III. Interactive dimension -- 13. Speaker and audience construction -- Pronouns -- Uses of I -- Uses of you -- I to you : genres of fictional address -- Use of we -- The objective voice -- changing footing : managing the interactive dimension -- Pronoun analysis : Lincoln's First Inaugural -- Disidentification -- Figures of speaker/audience construction -- Calling on : apostrophe -- Partitioning the audience -- Purging the audience -- Frankness of speech : licentia -- Figuring speech acts -- Asking and answering questions -- Rogatio and formal arguments -- 14. Incorporating other voices -- Direct speech -- The stylization of direct speech -- Indirect speech -- Ambiguous zones in indirect speech -- Reporting speech acts -- Representing thoughts -- Texts as speakers and "text acts" -- Invented speakers -- Double voicing and heteroglossia -- Multivoicing : the blogger's specialty -- 15. Situation and occasion -- Immediate deixis -- Thematizing deixis -- Immediate deixis in written texts -- Occasion -- Constructing situations and occasions -- Exigence in written texts -- The Burkean Scene -- Imaginary deixis -- Demonstratio and descriptio -- Description and emotion -- Ekphrasis : the stand-alone description
  • Pt. IV. Passage construction -- 16. Coherence -- Signs of cohesion -- Given/new or topic/comment patterns -- Interrupting the topic string -- Schemas and coherence -- Interclause meaning relations -- Inferred relations -- Signaled relations -- Combining sources of coherence -- Appendix : interclause meaning relations -- 17. Passage patterns -- Compositional units in the rhetorical tradition -- Syllogism and enthymeme -- Progymnasmatic patterns -- Comparison in different grain sizes -- Paragraphs -- Parataxis and hypotaxis -- Metadiscourse : figures of discourse management -- 18. Amplification -- Quintilian's methods of amplification -- Analysis with Quintilian's methods -- Copia and presence : multa de multis -- Erasmian methods for copia -- Epicheireme -- Diminishing -- Amplification and the sublime -- The last paragraph of On the Origin of Species -- On Darwin's word choices -- On Darwin's sentence architecture -- On Darwin's passage construction -- On Darwin's amplification and interaction with readers
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1 online resource (xv, 449 pages)
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9780199918928
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(OCoLC)773827994

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