Rhetoric is an ancient art that, as its best practitioners understood, takes a lifetime to master. What follows therefore is merely a series of helpful hints to get you started and to get you thinking. 

Contact Information

The Center for Speaking & Listening is located in Jesse Ball duPont Library on the first floor. Parking is available behind the building.

Sean Patrick O'Rourke, Director
Melody Lehn, Assistant Director

Rhetoric 311: U.S. Public Address I (1620-1865)