Rhetorical Analysis

Rhetoric is the art of using written words, speech, and visuals in order to influence or persuade an audience. When completing a rhetorical analysis, the goal is to break down how the author is using words and images to influence a particular audience. The basic question you are exploring is: Did the author do their job?. In this section you will find information that will help you complete such an assignment.


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Writing and Rhetoric by Heather Hopkins Bowers; Anthony Ruggiero; and Jason Saphara is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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