By Toni Jordan
Grace Lisa Vandenburg, the narrator of this friendly neurotic-girl-meets-boy debut, is 35 years outdated and has been hooked on counting considering she used to be 8. She lives by myself in Melbourne, Australia, and is on ailing depart from her instructing task, filling her weeks with counting-'steps and syllables and bites and things'-and sticking to her inflexible exercises, which come with journeys to the cafe and make contact with calls from her mom and self-absorbed more youthful sister. the one individual in her existence Grace pertains to is her 10-year-old niece, Hilary, who's as quirky and fascinating as Grace is. issues are advantageous until eventually Grace meets Seamus Joseph O'Reilly, an Irish transplant who works on the neighborhood movie show. Grace has no longer been on a date in years and 6 months and hasn't been in love in ceaselessly, yet as issues growth with Seamus, she realizes what she has been lacking. With a few mild encouragement, Grace is of the same opinion to check her barriers and attempts to discover a contented medium among her obsession and residing a whole lifestyles. the unconventional does every little thing a candy, agreeable romantic comedy may still. (Feb.)
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The Early Modern and 18th-century studies, reviewed here by Sutherland, and Gaillet and Tasker, now allow us to see not one but several enlightenments tied to not one but several rhetorical traditions. Julian of Norwich, Sutherland emphasizes, was not only the first vernacular English author, but also a very early Enlightenment figure in her emphasis on the capacities of the human mind and spirit. Spanning all periods, Kate Ronald’s chapter (Chapter 8) on feminist rhetorical scholarship identifies studies of Early Modern women, who, alongside their sisters in the 18th and 19th centuries, developed a number of distinctive tropes and strategies, which they shared, and Part I Historical Studies in Rhetoric 7 shared with one another, forming a new tradition that has only recently begun to be mapped out and explored.
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But Scott’s revival did not take root. The more significant revivals took place later and separately in programs that today we would recognize as speech communication and rhetoric-composition. In 1914, a group of speech teachers left the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to establish their own professional identity as teachers of public speaking. They founded the National Association of Academic Teachers of Public Speaking, which subsequ ently evolved into the National Communication Association, and created a journal, the Quarterly Journal of Public Speaking, which subsequently became the Quarterly Journal of Speech (Windt, 2001, p.