Daily Show and Rhetoric Arguments, Issues and Strategies
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Description: The Daily Show and Rhetoric approaches the popular program from a scholarly, rhetorical perspective to uncover the rhetorical nature of the show. Using a variety of rhetorical methods, the book, taken as a whole, concludes that The Daily Show is more that just a show designed to make the audience laugh; it's designed to make the audience think.
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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/31/2011
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: The Daily Show and Rhetoric-Arguments, Issues, and Strategies|
|The Nature of the Beast|
|The Arete of Amusement: An Aristotelian Perspective on the Ethos of The Daily Show|
|Before and After The Daily Show: Freedom and Consequences in Political Satire|
|Cramer vs. (Jon Stewart's Characterization of) Cramer: Image Repair Rhetoric, Late Night Political Humor, and The Daily Show|
|The (not-so) Laughable Political Argument: A Close-Textual Analysis of The Daily Show|
|Models of Democratic Deliberation: Pharmacodynamic Agonism in The Daily Show|
|Purifying Laughter: Carnivalesque Self-Parody as Argument Scheme in The Daily Show|
|The Voice of the People: Jon Stewart, Public Argument, and Political Satire|
|We Frame to Please: A Preliminary Examination of The Daily Show's Use of Frames|
|Breaking News: A Postmodern Rhetorical Analysis of The Daily Show|
|Visual Aspects of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart|
|Gaywatch: A Burkean Frame Analysis of The Daily Show's Treatment of Queer Topics|
|Modern Hebrew Prophets? The Daily Show and Religious Satire|
|The Daily Show and Barack Obama's Comic Critique of Whiteness: An Intersection of Popular and Political Rhetoric|
|About the Contributors|