New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

comm 2713 07DEC 2015

by: John Notetaker

comm 2713 07DEC 2015 COMM 2713 - 001

John Notetaker
GPA 3.34
Communication Theory
Jill A Edy

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

My notes from Monday December the 7th over Rhetoric (narrative theory)
Communication Theory
Jill A Edy
Class Notes
COMM 2713, Communication Theory, communication
25 ?




Popular in Communication Theory

Popular in Journalism and Mass Communications

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by John Notetaker on Monday December 7, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 2713 - 001 at University of Oklahoma taught by Jill A Edy in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 23 views. For similar materials see Communication Theory in Journalism and Mass Communications at University of Oklahoma.

Similar to COMM 2713 - 001 at OU

Popular in Journalism and Mass Communications


Reviews for comm 2713 07DEC 2015


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 12/07/15
COMM 2713 07 DEC 2015 Prof Edy MON General Info the class study guide will be posted on Wednesday 09 DEC amp SONA extra credit will be posted the Wednesday of Finals Week Topic Rhetoric Narrative Theory Burke s Pentad O O O O 0 Act what happened Scene context for the action Agent what is responsible for the act Agency The means by which the act was performed Purpose motivation for the act Themes amp Processes in Burke 0 0 Themes I God Terms Patriotism amp freedom I Devil Terms Communism amp terrorism Both of these are used as labels and come from the culture that uses them Processes I Guilt redemption cycle Morti cation admit you do something bad and then apologize Victimage You acknowledge you did bad but you don t accept the guilt o Victimage slows down the guiltredemption cycle Fisher Communication as storytelling O Narration symbolic actions words andor deeds that have sequence and meaning for those who live create and interpret them Paradigm Universal conceptual framework that calls for people to view events through a common interpretive lens Narrative Paradigm theoretical framework that views narrative as the basis for all human communication Narrative rationality Coherence amp Fidelity o Narrative rationality evaluates stories based on I Narrative coherence internal consistency characters act reliably their story hangs together 0 Communication as narrative I Defers to the expertise of average people Assumes that people are rational Assumes that people don t need specialized training to gure out whether a story hangs together or not Doesn t require people to offer reasons for believing a story to be true I Suggests that we pay attention to the oppressive qualities of the stories we tell Hayden White narrativity o Assigning real events the coherence of a story I Makes real events knowable I Makes them comforting o Narrative form creates a true story that seems to tell itself I Contrast to annals which are a list of events I Contrast to chronicles which are un nished stories that are more like a diary I Narrative seems like a complete and coherent accounting of reality even when it isn t Hayden White is not in our books


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.