University of Texas –Austin, TX B. A., English, 2008 B. A., Special Honors in Plan II Honors, 2008
Accumulating Character: Time and Ethos in Rhetorical Theory Chair: Dana Anderson Committee: John Schilb, Freya Thimsen, Justin Hodgson, and Scot Barnett "Accumulating Character" argues that both rhetoric and theories of ethos can gain complexity by understanding how non-kairotic conceptions of time—especially ones that emerge from the ancient concept of chronos—impact rhetorical ecologies. Through the analysis of cultural texts and digital media, I develop a theory of "cumulative ethos" that highlights the ways that character accumulates rhetorical force over time.
Spanish Beginner proficiency in reading and aural comprehension
Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian Beginner proficiency in reading and aural comprehension
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