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  • From self-praise to self-boasting : Paul's unmasking of the conflicting rhetorico-linguistic phenomena in 1 Corinthians 

    Donahoe, Kate C. (University of St Andrews, 2008-06) - Thesis
    The thesis, entitled “From Self-Praise to Self-Boasting: Paul’s Unmasking of the Conflicting Rhetorico-Linguistic Phenomena in 1 Corinthians,” examines the rhetorical conventions of “boasting” and self-praise among those ...
  • Mulcaster's boys : Spenser, Andrewes, Kyd 

    Wesley, John (University of St Andrews, 2008-07-15) - Thesis
    Although it is generally acknowledged that an Elizabethan grammar school education was intensely oral and aural, few studies have approached the literature of its pupils principally in light of such an understanding. There ...
  • A rhetoric of nostalgia on the English stage, 1587-1605 

    Johanson, Kristine (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-22) - Thesis
    In locating the idea of nostalgia in early modern English drama, ‘A Rhetoric of Nostalgia on the English Stage, 1587-1605’ recovers an influential and under-examined political discourse in Elizabethan drama. Recognizing ...
  • Rhetorical strategies of legitimation: the 9/11 Commission's public inquiry process 

    Parks, Ryan William (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    This research project seeks to explore aspects of the post-reporting phase of the public inquiry process. Central to the public inquiry process is the concept of legitimacy and the idea that a public inquiry provides and ...
  • The role of emotion-arousal in Aristotle’s Rhetoric 

    Dow, Jamie P.G. (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
    The principal claim defended in this thesis is that for Aristotle arousing the emotions of others can amount to giving them proper grounds for conviction, and hence a skill in doing so is properly part of an expertise in ...
  • Targeting, rhetoric and the failure of grassroots jihad 

    Ramsay, Gilbert (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2012-07-10) - Journal article
    In this paper I examine the apparent failure of Al Qaeda ideologues, not for want of trying, to incite a widespread campaign of ‘individual jihad’. Not only are instances of genuinely ‘leaderless’ jihadist violence rare, ...