epidictic


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epidictic

(ˌɛpɪˈdɪktɪk)
adj
(Rhetoric) a variant form of epideictic
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Secondly, I will take a critical look at Nkrumah's epidictic stance as a means of highlighting the major stories and incidents behind Ghana's independence struggle.
In advertising rhetoric it becomes obvious that, through manipulation of text and image, all the effects of verbal codes can be obtained, (48) the descriptive (epidictic) function and the argumentative (deliberative) function becoming complementary in such a discourse, which today asks for "new ethics of communication".
In conclusion, I ask what effects are produced in the interaction between autobiography, this literary and epidictic narrative genre and advertising's audiovisual semiotic system--at its roots a fundamentally persuasive system?