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An Analysis Of The Elements Of Style In The University Sermons Of John Henry Newman, George Robert Cripe Jan 1970

An Analysis Of The Elements Of Style In The University Sermons Of John Henry Newman, George Robert Cripe

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

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Content And Form In Public Address : An Analysis Of The Relative Influences Of The Major Components Of Speech Upon The Listener : A Dissertation ..., Karen Beatie Olson Jan 1965

Content And Form In Public Address : An Analysis Of The Relative Influences Of The Major Components Of Speech Upon The Listener : A Dissertation ..., Karen Beatie Olson

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

A speech; whether prepared or impromptu, ought to be a communicative process. For a speech when defined as "discourse delivered to an audience,"(1) is a communicative process by which information may be given and received. Inherent in the phrase "given and received" is the assumption that the speaker anticipates that his listener will understand and respond, and that the speech will be understood as it was intended.

The difficulty present in this "intent - response" theory is the problem of insuring that the listener will understand enough to respond to what the speaker has said. In an effort to ensure ...


A Critical Analysis Of Selected Campaign Speeches Of Richard M. Nixon During The 1960 Presidential Campaign, Lynn Engdahl Jan 1961

A Critical Analysis Of Selected Campaign Speeches Of Richard M. Nixon During The 1960 Presidential Campaign, Lynn Engdahl

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

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A Comparative Analysis Of The Characters Of Two Dramatic King Lears : Shakespeare And Bottomley, Doyne Joseph Mraz Jan 1957

A Comparative Analysis Of The Characters Of Two Dramatic King Lears : Shakespeare And Bottomley, Doyne Joseph Mraz

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

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A Rhetorical Criticism Of The Campaign Speeches Of Adlai E. Stevenson : A Thesis ..., Max C. Norton Jan 1955

A Rhetorical Criticism Of The Campaign Speeches Of Adlai E. Stevenson : A Thesis ..., Max C. Norton

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The 1952 Presidential campaign ushered into national prominence the Democratic nominee, Adlai Ewing Stevenson.

His sudden and dramatic emergence as an important factor in world politics was due in part to his unique oratory. Dynamic in style and content, his speeches commanded the rapt attention of the American people for three intense months during which he delivered over two hundred and fifty. Of interest and importance is the new insight into national problems that he gave to the American voter as a result of these orations.

The problem is to analyze, through his public addresses before and during the 1952 ...


An Annotated Bibliography Of The Material On Stuttering Writen By American Authorities And Published In American Periodicals, 1925-1950 : A Thesis ..., Dorothy Brenton Van Camp Jan 1951

An Annotated Bibliography Of The Material On Stuttering Writen By American Authorities And Published In American Periodicals, 1925-1950 : A Thesis ..., Dorothy Brenton Van Camp

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

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A Survey Of The Judging Standards In High School Speech Contests Of Northern And Central California, Thomas Walwyn Stephens Jan 1950

A Survey Of The Judging Standards In High School Speech Contests Of Northern And Central California, Thomas Walwyn Stephens

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The Importance Of The Communal Theatre As A Civic Institution And Means By Which It Can Be Strengthened And Improved, John J. Gemma Jan 1948

The Importance Of The Communal Theatre As A Civic Institution And Means By Which It Can Be Strengthened And Improved, John J. Gemma

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Hiram W. Johnson's Public Speaking Technique And Of His Speech Composition : As Manifested In Five Of His Speeches On United States Foreign Policy, Carl W. Fuller Jan 1946

A Study Of Hiram W. Johnson's Public Speaking Technique And Of His Speech Composition : As Manifested In Five Of His Speeches On United States Foreign Policy, Carl W. Fuller

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Consideration Of The Qualities Which Contribute To The Effectiveness Of The Speeches Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joanna Givan Jan 1944

A Consideration Of The Qualities Which Contribute To The Effectiveness Of The Speeches Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joanna Givan

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.