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*The Fictionalized Audience- An audience created by the author of the text through the use of subtle "cues" and suggestions. Clarke quotes Douglas Parks defining this creation as embodying "a complex set of conventions, estimations, implied responses, and attitudes" (113). The value of fictionalizing an audience is still hotly debated. Daniel D.

Audience according to Plato is characterized by the "'the type of speech appropriate to each type of soul' (1952, p.147)." (Ana Q.)

redefining rhetoric--"the use of language as a symbolic means of inducing cooperation in beings that by nature respond to symbols" (Kenneth Burke, chapter 4, p. 111). Margaret E.G.

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