A rhetorical justification for the film Pump up the volume : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Gratson, Scott D. en_US
dc.contributor.author Krasienko, Laura B. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:05:37Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:05:37Z
dc.date.created 1992 en_US
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.other A-136 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/191226
dc.description.abstract This justification examines the rhetorical significance of the film Pump Up the Volume using Karlyn Kohrs Campbell's Critiques of Contemporary Rhetoric and Alasdair Maclntyre's Theory of Rhetorical Conversation and Moral Action. Before drawing conclusions about the rhetorical impact of the film itself, I will briefly describe the film, and apply Campbell's and Maclntyre's methods. I will also define and explain "Generation X" and find similarities between the film and the generation. Finally, I will examine some tools for future research. By examining these methods and artifacts, I will underscore the importance of the rhetoric of film and the impact it had on a generation. This study examines the importance of film as rhetoric and Pump Up the Volume's impact as a rhetorical tool.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 50 leaves ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Speech. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 1992. en_US
dc.title A rhetorical justification for the film Pump up the volume : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1245877 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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