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COMM1080 - Rock and Rhetoric
Fall 2013

This course will serve as an introduction into the critical analysis of popular music as a communicative device. The class will focus on the rhetoric used in the text, image, and sound of rock and roll. These devices successfully connect social issues with a mass audience through the organized form of music. Although a form of entertainment, popular music is also a response to the social/political eruptions in American history. We will explore those conditions in society that provided the foundation for creative musical collaborations, resulting not only in communicating a message to a mass audience but also those collaborations that conditioned popular taste to that which is now culturally accepted.
3 Credits

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COMM1080-A Rock and Rhetoric
4 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T R
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 01:45-03:00 pm Instructor: Gargaro
    Session: 1 (08/24 - 12/12/15) Term: Fall 2015
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