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An Institutional Approach to Presidential Rhetoric
In the United States, the relationship between presidential rhetoric and political institutions is complex. In one sense, presidential rhetoric is shaped and informed by the political structure outlined by the Constitution ...
Rhetorical practice in Congress : a new way to understand institutional decline.
This dissertation examines a previously unexamined factor that may contribute to the recent decline in Congress, the historical development of congressional rhetoric. Chapter one begins by examining the relationship ...
The rhetorical construction of hacktivism : analyzing the Anonymous Care Package.
This thesis uncovers the ways in which Anonymous, a non-hierarchical, decentralized online collective, maintains and alters the notion of hacktivism to recruit new participants and alter public perception. I employ a ...
To teach, move, meditate, and oppose : Lucy Hutchinson's rhetoric in Order and Disorder.
Lucy Hutchinson’s biblical poetic paraphrase, Order and Disorder, employs rhetorical strategies that enable her to teach and move her audience, meditate for her own spiritual benefit, and oppose the atomistic doctrine of ...