FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE: cmst 450

Final Exam Jeopardy! Powerpoint (converted to pdf)

Below, you will find material considered “fair game” for the exam. This listing--along with anything from the Jeopardy! Game--comprises the “universe” of material. In other words, nothing NOT on this entire study guide (and Jeopardy! pdf) will appear on the exam. It’s all here: (though there may be things listed here that will not end up on the exam.)

Be prepared to define, exemplify, apply, synthesize and/or demonstrate critical competence in the following methods/concepts/artifacts:

Lincoln (the movie and various analyses of his rhetoric as discussed in class and/or assigned for reading).

Brummett: Identify and describe Brummett’s “three dichotomies” and be able to (briefly) articulate the argument IN FAVOR OF rhetoric that he advances in “Scandalous Rhetoric” http://chantrill.net/cmst-450/450-schedule/Scandalous_Rhetorics.pdf

Aristotelian/Neo-Classical/Traditional

Close Textual Analysis

Burke & Dramatism

Be able to describe, define and/or exemplify/apply the following:

 Narrative Paradigm

Metaphor

Social Movement

Genre Criticism

Feminist/Gender Rhetoric

 

Final Paper Template and Revised Draft of Evaluation (recently updated).

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