School of English and Drama

Argument and Address

Module code: ESH204

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Thursday 3 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Prof Chris Reid
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module is intended as an introduction to rhetorical theory and practice. The module will provide a foundation in the principles of argument, with particular reference to classical treatises on rhetoric, but the main emphasis will be on the practical analysis of argument as a key element in a variety of texts and forms of utterance, including letters (both public and familiar), essays, sermons, pamphlets, and speeches, as well as some more obviously literary examples.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 5