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Eastern Illinois University

Classics

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Concepts Of Ethos In Classical And Modern Rhetoric, Corinne Thomley Jan 1978

Concepts Of Ethos In Classical And Modern Rhetoric, Corinne Thomley

Masters Theses

Statement of Purpose:

Ethos, or the character of the speaker, is a subject of interest to students of rhetoric. This study traces the concepts of ethos from classical to modern times, and identifies philosophical value systems on which these concepts are based.

Hypothesis:

The study explores the hypothesis that similarities and differences exist between classical and modern concepts of ethos and that the concepts can generally be identified with philosophical value systems.

Criteria and Procedure:

The study is focussed by the following seven questions:

  1. What philosophical value systems provided the bases for the concepts of ethos set forth by classical ...


A Synoptic History Of Classical Rhetoric, Richard C. Blakeman Jan 1977

A Synoptic History Of Classical Rhetoric, Richard C. Blakeman

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of The Classical And Modern Concepts Of Memory With Suggestions For Further Study, Kathleen Oros Reed Jan 1970

A Comparison Of The Classical And Modern Concepts Of Memory With Suggestions For Further Study, Kathleen Oros Reed

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.