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Genre: Apology

by: Alyssa Hendrixson

Genre: Apology COM 100

Alyssa Hendrixson
GPA 3.0
Rhetoric and Society
Dr. Meredith Bagley

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Rhetoric and Society
Dr. Meredith Bagley
One Day of Notes
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This 2 page One Day of Notes was uploaded by Alyssa Hendrixson on Tuesday January 13, 2015. The One Day of Notes belongs to COM 100 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Dr. Meredith Bagley in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see Rhetoric and Society in Communication Studies at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.


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Date Created: 01/13/15
Tuesday November 18 Genre Apology Apology 0 Elements 0 Form amp function Apologia as Genre 0 Traditional de nitions Speeches of selfdefense Response to accusation Delivered in public Goal is absolution Reinstate credibility 0 Contemporary times Preemptive Tactical Delivered via mass media 0 Do we ever forgive some folks Do we ever trust some folks Politicians Style elements Apologia Tactics Two Major Types 0 Reformative alter speaker39s connection to actissue Deny Absolutely or based on intent Bolster Emphasize other favorable characteristics of speaker Can rely upon identi cation 0 Transformative alter audience39s viewopinion of act Differentiate get distance provide new context Speaker explain themselves ask to wait before judging Transcend go big put offense in larger context abstract Teddy Kennedy Chappaquiddick July 1969 0 Partial Denial No affair no impropriety no adultery 0 Lots of transformation Differentiate SCENE is powerful in rst 12 quotunlit narrow no guard rails left anglequot quotdeep cold water entered lungs exhaustedquot Transcend AGENT of decision is people of MA quotcitizens decide people of the state you are share ask you to think advise give opinionquot quotultimately my decision to makequot 0 Partial Bolster Final quote Good combos o Deny amp Differentiate Divides separates act from person or familiar meaning Goal Absolution Forgiveness 39 100 FaHed o Bolster amp Transcend Add meaning new perspective on act or person Goal JusU cann Understand and approve Succeeded


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