"Rhetorical Devices as Social Action: Great Expectations as a Performative Text."

Michael Warren Bagby. "Rhetorical Devices as Social Action: Great Expectations as a Performative Text.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

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I analyzed how Charles Dickens' use of classical rhetoric in Great Expectations makes the book more effective in live performances, enables the text to function as social criticism, and makes the book an attempt change the world.

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