Trump typhoon: A rhetorical analysis of the Donald's Twitter feed

@article{Watt2017TrumpTA,
  title={Trump typhoon: A rhetorical analysis of the Donald's Twitter feed},
  author={Anneliese Watt and Caroline Carvill and R. House and J. Livingston and J. M. Williams},
  journal={2017 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (ProComm)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • Anneliese Watt, Caroline Carvill, +2 authors J. M. Williams
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • 2017 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (ProComm)
  • Tweets are Donald Trump's quickest and most frequently employed way to send shockwaves. Tweets allow the user to respond quickly to the Kairos of developing situations—an advantage to the medium, but perhaps also a disadvantage, as Trump's 3am and 4am tweets tend to show. In this paper, we apply the three classical modes of rhetoric—forensic/judicial, deliberative, and epideictic/ceremonial rhetoric—to see how the modes manifest in Donald Trump's tweets as a presidential candidate, as President… CONTINUE READING
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