Speechwriting in Perspective: A Brief Guide to Effective and Persuasive Communication

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“Rhetoric,” wrote Aristotle, “is the power of determining in a particular case what are the available means of persuasion.” This report reviews some effective means for the rhetoric of persuasive communication in speeches written by congressional staff for Senators and Representatives.

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Neale, Thomas H. February 25, 1998.

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“Rhetoric,” wrote Aristotle, “is the power of determining in a particular case what are the available means of persuasion.” This report reviews some effective means for the rhetoric of persuasive communication in speeches written by congressional staff for Senators and Representatives.

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27 Pages.

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Neale, Thomas H. Speechwriting in Perspective: A Brief Guide to Effective and Persuasive Communication, report, February 25, 1998; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs581/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.