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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.


Speech Library Series: Formulation And Utilization, Johnn Edward Malloy Jan 1977

Speech Library Series: Formulation And Utilization, Johnn Edward Malloy

Masters Theses

School District 205 has erased a large portion of their videotaped library on advice of the district lawyer. This field study is a three-pronged effort: (1) to conduct a survey among district faculty to discover the attitudes toward the usefulness of a series of ten videotaped programs depicting excellent speech communication models performing in three basic areas--acting, interpretation, and public address, (2) to produce these ten programs and add them to the library, and (3) to survey selected groups of students to aquire their reactions to the tapes.

The faculty survey shows that the programs would be of value for ...


Tecumseh: His Rhetoric And Oratory, Bette-Jon Schrade Jan 1976

Tecumseh: His Rhetoric And Oratory, Bette-Jon Schrade

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Self-Concept Instruction As Part Of The Basic Speech Course, Gayle Lynn Davenport Jan 1976

The Effects Of Self-Concept Instruction As Part Of The Basic Speech Course, Gayle Lynn Davenport

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Henry Clay Upon Abraham Lincoln Regarding Lines Of Argument On The Slavery Issue, Kenneth E. Aubens Jan 1974

The Influence Of Henry Clay Upon Abraham Lincoln Regarding Lines Of Argument On The Slavery Issue, Kenneth E. Aubens

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was: To discover the influence of Henry Clay upon Abraham Lincoln regarding lines of argument on the slavery issue. The method of procedure entailed the following: gathering all available materials related to the problem; organizing the gathered materials into the headings of Henry Clay on the slavery issue; Abraham Lincoln on the slavery issue; and Abraham Lincoln's acknowledgements to Henry Clay on the slavery issue; analyzing the materials according to support for previous writings; contradiction of previous writings; and supplement to previous writings; reporting the findings of the study; and summarizing the findings leading ...


A Study Into The Effects Of Knowledge Of Peer Group Evaluation Upon Self-Concept Change, Janice Marie Beyer Jan 1974

A Study Into The Effects Of Knowledge Of Peer Group Evaluation Upon Self-Concept Change, Janice Marie Beyer

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Mrs. Coretta Scott King's Commencement Address, Janice Kenney Jan 1973

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Mrs. Coretta Scott King's Commencement Address, Janice Kenney

Masters Theses

Coretta King, known best as Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., has been the new image of black womanhood for the black race since the days of the Montgomery bus boycott, which had its beginning on December 1, 1955. Mrs. King represents the new image of black womanhood because she is the first black woman projected into prominence by her husband. She is a follower in her husband's footsteps. She has taken up her husband's dream as her own and in the process has become a symbol in her own right.

Statement of Purpose. The purpose of this study ...


An Analysis And Evaluation Of John Connally's May 28, 1971 Speech At Munich, Germany During The International Monetary Crisis, Rita Lynne Colbert Jan 1973

An Analysis And Evaluation Of John Connally's May 28, 1971 Speech At Munich, Germany During The International Monetary Crisis, Rita Lynne Colbert

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


An Empirical Investigation Of Selected Stock Issues In Debate Evaluation, Bill Waggoner Jan 1972

An Empirical Investigation Of Selected Stock Issues In Debate Evaluation, Bill Waggoner

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Long Hair Worn By Males Upon Immediate Recall In The Classroom Situation, Edward George Sutter Jan 1972

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Long Hair Worn By Males Upon Immediate Recall In The Classroom Situation, Edward George Sutter

Masters Theses

The appearance of the orator has been a concern of rhetoricians since the classical era. A review of contemporary literature revealed that authors in the area of communication still include theories regarding particulars of effective speaker appearance in their writings. Although authors of speech texts have become prescriptive in their directives of grooming, today’s theoretical preference for short hairstyles in educational speaking contexts has not been quantitatively tested. Therefore, this investigation was designed to experimentally assess the effects of the introduction of longer hairstyles in the classroom situation upon student’s immediate recall.

On hundred twenty-nine students enrolled in ...


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson’S United Nations Address Of October 23, 1962, During The Cuban Missile Crisis, Jeanne F. Jones Jan 1972

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson’S United Nations Address Of October 23, 1962, During The Cuban Missile Crisis, Jeanne F. Jones

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Descriptive Analysis Of Selected Textbooks In Public Speaking Revealing The Principles Of Effective Informative Speaking, Daniel Gary Bruneau Jan 1972

A Descriptive Analysis Of Selected Textbooks In Public Speaking Revealing The Principles Of Effective Informative Speaking, Daniel Gary Bruneau

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Student Evaluation Via Video Tape In A Fundamentals Of Speech Program, Ronald Lynn Stephenson Jan 1971

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Student Evaluation Via Video Tape In A Fundamentals Of Speech Program, Ronald Lynn Stephenson

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Critical Analysis Of The Sermon Delivered By Chaplain Harry C. Wood On December 14, 1941, Judy Jones Sarver Jan 1971

A Critical Analysis Of The Sermon Delivered By Chaplain Harry C. Wood On December 14, 1941, Judy Jones Sarver

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The War And Peace Position Of Senator Edmund Muskie, Cheryl Kaye Keyser Jan 1971

An Analysis Of The War And Peace Position Of Senator Edmund Muskie, Cheryl Kaye Keyser

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Biography Of Lady Astor In Parliament, Charles F. Rolinski Jan 1970

A Rhetorical Biography Of Lady Astor In Parliament, Charles F. Rolinski

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Keynote Speeches Of The Democratic And Republican National Nominating Conventions Of 1968, Joseph Earl Block Jan 1970

A Comparative Analysis Of The Keynote Speeches Of The Democratic And Republican National Nominating Conventions Of 1968, Joseph Earl Block

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


A Field Study Of Adaptation Of Conventional Persuasive Techniques By Life Insurance Agents, Richard L. Shoen Jan 1970

A Field Study Of Adaptation Of Conventional Persuasive Techniques By Life Insurance Agents, Richard L. Shoen

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.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Robert F. Kennedy's Speaking On The Issue Of Peace In Vietnam, As Revealed In His Kansas Address, "Conflict In Vietnam", Jeanine I. Rishel Jan 1969

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Robert F. Kennedy's Speaking On The Issue Of Peace In Vietnam, As Revealed In His Kansas Address, "Conflict In Vietnam", Jeanine I. Rishel

Masters Theses

Many Americans have marshaled their rhetoric to support or to denounce the Vietnam war. One of the most insistent voices heard was that of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

Hypothesis. It was the hypothesis of this study that Robert Francis Kennedy’s speaking on the issue of peace in Vietnam was intelligent and responsible.

Statement of Purpose. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis by analyzing and evaluating “Conflict in Vietnam,” a speech delivered by Robert Kennedy in Manhattan, Kansas on March 18, 1968. This particular speech was selected for the following reasons: (1) The speech stated a ...


A General Semantics Model For Speech Evaluation, Harold Lee Drake Jan 1969

A General Semantics Model For Speech Evaluation, Harold Lee Drake

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


Dr. Paul Arthur Washburn's Speaking On The Union Of The Evangelical United Brethren And Methodist Churches: A Rhetorical Analysis, Robert D. Rosebraugh Jan 1968

Dr. Paul Arthur Washburn's Speaking On The Union Of The Evangelical United Brethren And Methodist Churches: A Rhetorical Analysis, Robert D. Rosebraugh

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "First Inaugural Address" - March 4, 1933, Carol Jean Martin Jan 1967

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "First Inaugural Address" - March 4, 1933, Carol Jean Martin

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Critical Analysis Of Charles H. Percy's Speech To The City Club Of Chicago On October 10, 1966, Betty Jane Cromwell Jan 1967

A Critical Analysis Of Charles H. Percy's Speech To The City Club Of Chicago On October 10, 1966, Betty Jane Cromwell

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of John F. Kennedy's "Inaugural Address" Of January 29, 1961, Marjorie T. Hutton Jan 1967

A Rhetorical Analysis Of John F. Kennedy's "Inaugural Address" Of January 29, 1961, Marjorie T. Hutton

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Selected Speeches For Special Occasions, Ronald George Martin Jan 1965

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Selected Speeches For Special Occasions, Ronald George Martin

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Guide For Students Interested In Graduate Study In Rhetoric And Public Address, Donald Linn Grigsby Jan 1963

A Guide For Students Interested In Graduate Study In Rhetoric And Public Address, Donald Linn Grigsby

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.