What is rhetoric? This is the art of speaking and writing to persuade an
audience. The rhetorical triangle is this: speaker (writer), audience (reader),
and speech (text.) See the item below.
Kairos is the online rhetoric journal.
Why should we analyze texts rhetorically? Texts do not exist in a vacuum.
They are written for a purpose to some reader(s). See the article on medical
The U of Arizona's New Start program features rhetorical analysis of positions
on hot topics, such as bilingual education. See below.
Analysis of Fonts
U of AZ RCTE Program
of Uncle Tom novel
Legislative Web Site for U of AZ Writing