ONLINE COURSE IN RHETORIC
Monological rhetorical genres
- Definitions of rhetoric and types of rhetoric
- Basic terms
- Monological rhetorical genres
- Dialogic rhetorical genres and formats
- Arguments and argumentation
- Rhetorical figures and tropes
Dialogic genres and formats that are organized with the following goals:
- Clarification of concepts and ambiguities, regulations, standards, etc. – in parliamentary debates mainly;
- winning a victory over the opponent, the political opponent, the debater – in electoral debates;
- preserving to a large extent the opposition, the polar positions and the realisation of unity according to the regulations between the participants;
- – the formulation of final proposals or positions, which, however, in most cases are different.
– Debate: parliamentary, electoral, television, radio, public, virtual;
– Debate: pre-election, television, public, virtual;
Scientific publications related to monologic rhetorical genres:
Ozan, D. (2008). Attention-influencing as a Rhetorical Strategy in German and Turkish Parliamentary Debates, Dialogue and Rhetoric, ed. E. Weigand, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 221-234.
Self, J. W. (2005). Seeing spotsThe First Debate over Debating: How Kennedy and Nixon Negotiated the 1960 Presidential Debates, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 35, No.2 (Jun), 361-375.
Ilie, C. (2003). Discourse and Metadiscourse in Parliamentary Debates. Journal of Language and Politics 1(2): 269-291.
See the Glossary section for definitions of some dialogic genres or formats.