Recent Submissions

  • Dangerous message : the material effects of Enough, A 

    Contributor:Richards, Joseph P.;
    Date Submitted:2006
    Domestic violence is a cultural epidemic in U.S. society. How we define, perceive, and treat domestic violence is a product of the material rhetorics about it. Since film is a prominent mode of rhetorical discourse, I ...
  • Rhetorical operatives in selected blues lyrics of Bessie Smith 

    Contributor:Bowers, Detine L.;
    Date Submitted:1983
    A joint study of music and rhetoric allows for the expansion of the function and scope of both disciplines. This study is concerned with the periphery of rhetoric, specifically, its relationship to 1920s Blues. Thus, the ...
  • Uses and gratification study of public radio audiences, A 

    Contributor:Bluebond, Scott D.;
    Date Submitted:1982
    This thesis sought to find out why people listen to public radio. The uses and gratifications data gathering approach was implemented for public radio audiences. Questionnaires were sent out to 389 listener/contributors ...