Rhetorical Analysis Democracy:
Final Exam Review
Ch. 5, 6, 7, 8
What are narratives? Don't forget about the age old question of Where in the constitution does it talk about discrimination?
• depict 2 events relating to each other across time • illustrates a point If you want to learn more check out What are the 4 types of intellectual property?
• how one event relates to another
• use criteria to analyze narratives (see notes)
What is a rhetorical persona? We also discuss several other topics like What is the essential purpose of the due process clause?
Don't forget about the age old question of What factors lead to population growth and decline today?
• mask that is worn
• constructed during rhetorical discourse If you want to learn more check out What are air pressure clouds and humidity and temperature called?
- 5 elements: character, roles, identity, image, and authority - 3 faces of ethos:
practical-common sense wisdom virtue- value We also discuss several other topics like Is there any justice higher than human justice?
goodwill- before themselves • Roles:
• Identity: (definition) - ingredients
- constructed rhetorically
• Authority: predicated on social power
• Strategic Essentialism:
- important anecdote
- Honest Abe
• Mystification: (definition)
• Image: How is it constructed?
- visually or verbally
ex.: Tiger Woods
• 2nd persona:
• Identification: speaker common ground with audience
• Consubstantiality: “not alike, but become one”// a moment of identification • name of theorists
Bitzer Rhetorical Situation
• called into/ instrumental, pragmatic + persuasive
• demands urgent response
• exigence, audience, constraints