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By Paul Ricoeur
In the first two volumes of this work, Paul Ricoeur examined the relations between time and narrative in historical writing, fiction, and theories of literature. This final volume, a comprehensive reexamination and synthesis of the ideas developed in volumes 1 and 2, stands as Ricoeur's most complete and satisfying presentation...
By Guy Cook
Discourse analysis is the study of spoken and written language in its social and psychological context. This book explains the relevant theory, and applies it to classroom activities designed to improve students' discourse skills. The teacher is then shown how these activities may be further developed in specific teaching situations.
The New Rhetoric is founded on the idea that since -argumentation aims at securing the adherence of those to whom it is addressed, it is, in its entirety, relative to the audience to be influenced, - says Chaim Perelman and L. Olbrechts-Tyteca, and they rely, in particular, for their theory...