Concept Map Explanation Of Rhetoric

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Colleen Bogue
Dr. Sutton
Final Explanation
May 12, 2015
Concept Map Explanation For my concept map I have created a soccer field. I added two teams and two refries. The map starts off with classical rhetoric. The two teams represent their time period and what those rhetoricians discovered. The refries are for blowing the whistle on making new changes. Rhetoric has changed drastically over the years and the refries symbolize a stop to “classical rhetoric” and begin with different types of rhetoric. Each team player is set up according to chronological order. Showing it this way gives a better understanding with having it in time period order. It has Ancient Greece Rhetoric and Ancient Rome Rhetoric. I want make the reader understand “classical …show more content…

His contribution was importance of virtues and principles. Isocrates founded the first rhetorical school and was a tough teacher of rhetoric. Socrates was concerned with health of the soul. He understood his beliefs on making good judgment on defining people’s questions. Plato truly believed that there was a “true rhetoric”. He didn’t agree with the other sophists based on controlling and making people believe the wrong thing. He gave us some of his works and wanted people to have an understanding of true rhetoric. He did believe the truth could not be found. Plato was discussing truth and has resemblances with Socrates. Next is Aristotle is the goalie on the Greek soccer team because he is the last for that time period in order. He studied the art of persuasion. He gave us his artistic proofs, logos, ethos, and pathos. Logos is the understanding of logic. Pathos is emotion; and ethos understands good judgment of …show more content…

Stephen Toulmin discussed The Uses of Argument, which clarified everyday arguments. This was founded on logical arguments, which are data, support, challenger, and some sort of claim that has sense. Perelman made argument in the classroom. His concept of “new rhetoric” rejects mechanical rationality because it only has reliable solutions. Rhetoricians during this time period focused on rhetoric as a means of understanding and living successfully in a world of symbols Burke’s work The Rhetoric of Religion and Language as Symbolic Action looked at rhetoric as symbolic encouragement and that rhetoric was the use of symbols to form and adjust individuals and their situations. The Augustine of Hippo was a large contributor in Western Christianity in Rome. He was chosen to be in charge of rhetoric in Milan and created one of his works called City of God. As The Roman Empire began to fall apart he began the concept of The Catholic Church. He was a strong leader who influenced others of religious

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