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Aural, Ocular, and Sequential Rhetoric in Two Contemporary American Stories, in Prose and Film: Patterns of Anxiety in Fight Club and The Road
(University of Waterloo, 2017-02-21)
The dissertation rhetorically examines anxiety and fear in Fight Club and The Road, in their both cinematic and prose versions, texts that reflect a mood of contemporary American society that has been characterized by ...
Defining the Undefinable: Rhetorics of Democratic T̶o̶r̶t̶u̶r̶e̶ Interrogation
(University of Waterloo, 2017-03-09)
Over the past decade and a half, public debate on the issue of torture has increased dramatically, with legal, political, and cultural discourses offering many, often conflicting, perspectives on the meaning and function ...