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Title Rhetorical criticism : exploration & practice / Sonja K. Foss.
Imprint Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Press, [2004]
Edition Third edition.

Subject Rhetorical criticism.
Alt Name Foss, Sonja K.
Description xii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition Third edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 1577663187
OCLC # 55765136
Table of Contents
Pt. IIntroduction1
1The nature of rhetorical criticism3
2Doing rhetorical criticism11
3Neo-Aristotelian criticism : genesis of rhetorical criticism25
 Sample essays33
 Conventional wisdom - traditional form - the President's message of November 3, 1969 / Forbes Hill35
 The power of Saddam Hussein's war rhetoric / Gary W. Brown56
Pt. IICritical approaches67
4Cluster criticism69
 Sample essays75
 The Hay-Wain : cluster analysis in visual communication / Kathaleen Reid78
 A cluster analysis of Enron's code of ethics / Kimberly C. Elliott94
 Construction of an enemy in George W. Bush's state of the union speech / Kristin Nowlen, Shannon Jensen, Deborah A. Gibbs, Robert E. Murphy, Michael R. Taylor, Wei Wang101
5Fantasy-theme criticism109
 Sample essays116
 Narrative analysis of sexual etiquette in teenage magazines / Ana Garner, Helen M. Sterk, Shawn Adams118
 Coping with loss : U2's "one tree hill" / Kelly Mendoza136
 The sociopolitical messages of graffiti art / Kimberly A. McCormick, David Weiss140
6Feminist criticism151
 Sample essays161
 "Ladybug picnic" : engendering pyrophobia and promethean desire / James Fredal163
 Judy Chicago's The dinner party : empowering of women's voice in visual art / Sonja K. Foss168
 Americanizing gay parents : a feminist analysis of Daddy's roommate / Dara R. Krause, See Vang, Shonagh L. Brent182
7Generic criticism193
 Sample essays202
 Family photographs : a generic description / Sharon M. Varallo205
 Beauty in conflict : discussion on art / Danielle Montoya212
 "A time of shame and sorrow" : Robert F. Kennedy and the American jeremiad / John M. Murphy219
8Ideological criticism239
 Sample essays248
 Civilized colonialism : Pocahantas as neocolonial rhetoric / Derek T. Buescher, Kent A. Ono253
 Cyber ideology : an ideological criticism of the UNICEF, UNAIDS, and UNFPA web sites / Khadidiatou Ndiaye272
 A tale of two ideologies : Winona LaDuke's vice presidential nomination acceptance speech / Anthony "Tony" N. Docan280
9Metaphor Criticism299
 Sample essays305
 Indigestible food, conquering hordes, and waste materials : metaphors of immigrants and the early immigration restriction debate in the United States / Gerald V. O'Brien307
 Making the familiar foreign : dissent and metaphor surrounding the Iraq War / Ryan H. Blum320
 Architectural metaphor as subversion : the Portland building / Maria Kanengieter-Wildeson325
10Narrative criticism333
 Sample essays341
 The rhetorical power of a compelling story : a critique of a "toughlove" parental support group / Thomas A. Hollihan, Patricia Riley344
 The model minority myth of Asian Americans in 1966 : a narrative criticism / Yuko Kawai356
 Boy story 2 : a narrative analysis / Ryan Bruss377
11Pentadic criticism383
 Sample essays390
 A pentadic analysis of Senator Edward Kennedy's address to the people of Massachusetts July 25, 1969 / David A. Ling392
 A pentadic analysis of the CRACK web site / Kimberly C. Elliott401
 Teddy bears at Greenham common / Diana Brown Sheridan407
12Generative criticism411
 Sample essays430
 Haunting Argentina : synecdoche in the protests of the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo / Karen A. Foss, Kathy L. Domenici431
 Star of fear, star of hope : North Star to reach reality / Marcia S. Van't Hof455

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