Towards an alloiostrophic rhetoric

Jane S. Sutton, Mari Lee Mifsud

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This article describes the need and outlines a strategy for theorizing “alloiostrophic rhetoric” and the practices and possibilities of such a theory. In brief, alloiostrophic rhetoric is one that turns toward difference, diversity, and the other. It explores this rhetoric by asking three questions: Why is alloiostrophic rhetoric needed? What are its primary characteristics? How might alloiostrophic rhetoric be performed?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-233
Number of pages12
JournalAdvances in the History of Rhetoric
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Communication
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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