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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 March 2002
... lead to a fundamentally new reading of Jane Austen's last novel, Persuasion (1818). Austen's was a period when a dominant constructionist psychology—associationism—vied with emergent brain-based,organicist, and nativist theories of mind. Austen pointedly contrasts a heroine seemingly formed...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Pascal Nicklas; Arthur M. Jacobs Rhetorical effects in speech and writing have a great strategic importance in achieving the communicative end of being persuasive: they are key in the exertion of power through language. Persuasion occurs by cognitive-affective stimulation, relying on specific...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
... types of impact (e.g., aesthetic, therapeutic, persuasive) they have been found to generate, and where their power becomes excessive or outright detrimental to reader experience. Together, the evidence suggests that narratives are read through the lens of the reader’s self-schema independently of genre...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 309–334.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Matias Nurminen Abstract The article analyzes how allusive cognitive metaphors (ACMs) function as a persuasive narrative strategy in contemporary social media–fueled storytelling cultures. The ACM is a concise way of combining intertextual and metaphorical meaning-making for use in viral...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 429–454.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the historical and ideological dimensions of the time-space relations, we extend our experiment to three other English-language novels that span two centuries: Jane Austen's Persuasion (1818), Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), and Mohsin Hamid's Exit West (2017). Although the authors...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of reliability and rhetoric, truth and persuasion, norm and narrative discourse. To illustrate them, my essay juxtaposes the testimonial viewpoints and practices of two survivors of the Nazi camps: Primo Levi and Dan Pagis. The two may seem poles apart: while Levi is considered the quintessential witness, Pagis...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 795–827.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and Rutebeuf ’s ‘‘Le Dit de l’herberie problematized not only the discursive status of the rheto- ric of religious persuasion but the very concept of rhetoric as understood in classical and medieval religious and educational contexts. Second, I suggest that the status of advertising in contemporary...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
... information from elsewhere on demand. This is a feature Bridget exploits. Whereas the main interest of Bridget Jones’s Diary is whether Darcy and Brid- get will get together, the plot of The Edge of Reason (which is loosely inspired by Austen’s Persuasion) centers on the question of whether Darcy...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 September 2005
... metaphor and persuasion, and his work on meta- phor has appeared in The Persuasion Handbook and the journals Human Communication Research and Health Communication. ...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 706–708.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the world—the only kind you can importantly make, when all is said and done—whose main virtue is that they displace even more contingent, less reliable statements while at the same time recognizing their own contingency. The model is rheto- ric: a series of persuasive statements that displace less...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 559–577.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Seamon David , 73 – 85 . New York : St. Martin’s . Green Melanie C. Brock Timothy C. . 2000 . “ The Role of Transportation in the Persuasiveness of Public Narratives .” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79 , no. 5 : 701 – 21 . Hoffman Martin . 2000...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 December 2011
... . Austen Jane 1965 Persuasion , edited by Harding D. W. ( Harmondsworth, UK : Penguin ). 1966 Emma , edited by Stafford Fiona ( Harmondsworth, UK : Penguin ). 2005 Pride and Prejudice , edited by Jones Vivien ( Harmondsworth, UK : Penguin ). Bakhtin Mikhail...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 March 2022
... for which I will make the case in the essay that follows is one that identifies both the cultural phenomena and their continued literary misuse. In classical rhetoric, topoi are part of inventio , which “aids the orator to find elements of persuasion: τόποι or loci . . . are the habitual tools...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 605–639.
Published: 01 December 2016
... James Lectures at Harvard in 1955, Austin 3. This assessment was concerned with cultural studies broadly considered, but representative noteworthy contributions in literary studies during the period include Culler 2000; Petrey 2000; Miller 2001; and Sasse 2002. 4. For an articulate and persuasive...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 609.
Published: 01 September 2009
... recently completed his doctorate in the Department of English at the University of Helsinki, where he also teaches. The title of his dissertation is “The Art of Sympathy: Forms of Moral and Emotional Persuasion in Fiction.” He has contrib- uted essays on narrative sympathy to academic journals...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 265–281.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Mental Systems Believe,” American Psychologist 46 : 107 -19. Green, Melanie C., and Timothy C. Brock 2000 “The Role of Transportation in the Persuasiveness of Public Narratives,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79 : 701 -21. Hartshorne, Hugh, and Mark A. May 1928 Studies...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 353–358.
Published: 01 June 2010
... from what I take to be a series of related analyses. For Booth, rhetoric concerns persuasion; his approach to narrative fic- tion involves identifying and describing the forms of persuasion in a given work. This is not Walsh’s guiding question. Judging by his tendency to associate...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 369–394.
Published: 01 September 2002
... persuasion (Paris: Nathan). Adert, Laurent 1996 Les Mots desautres (Lille: Presses universitaires du Septentrion). Amossy, Ruth 1982 “The Cliché in the Reading Process,” Sub-stance 35 : 34 -45. 1991 Les Idées reçues:Sémiologie du stéréotype (Paris:Nathan). 2000...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Narrative,” Poetics Today 11 : 755 -74. Good, James M. M., and Richard H. Roberts 1993 “Introduction: Persuasive Discourse in and between Disciplines in the Human Sciences,” in The Recovery of Rhetoric: Persuasive Discourse and Disciplinarity in the Human Sciences , edited by James M. M. Good...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 2019
...: Novels and Society from Manley to Edgeworth . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Green Melanie C. Brock Timothy C. . 2000 . “ The Role of Transportation in the Persuasiveness of Public Narratives .” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79 , no. 5 : 701 – 21...