Identifying audiences : a rhetorical analysis of Mary Shaw’s suffrage plays Public Deposited

http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/graduate_thesis_or_dissertations/h702qc11p

Descriptions

Attribute NameValues
Creator
Abstract or Summary
  • American women’s quest for equality came into focus in the early 1900s. Amidst the cultural and societal forces pushing for suffrage, some chose the mechanism of theater. This thesis is a work of rhetorical criticism. It applies Lloyd Bitzer’s situational approach to two suffrage theater artifacts: Mary Shaw's The Woman of It; or, Our Friends the Anti-Suffragists (1914) and The Parrot Cage (1914). The question that is the focus of this thesis is: how fitting were Mary Shaw’s plays as responses to the exigence of a lack of suffrage? The analysis that follows demonstrates the continued importance of proper audience identification for social justice movements.
  • American women’s quest for equality came into focus in the early 1900s. Amidst the cultural and societal forces pushing for suffrage
Resource Type
Date Available
Date Copyright
Date Issued
Degree Level
Degree Name
Degree Field
Degree Grantor
Commencement Year
Advisor
Committee Member
Non-Academic Affiliation
Keyword
Rights Statement
Language
Replaces
Additional Information
  • description.provenance : Approved for entry into archive by Linda Kathman(linda.kathman@oregonstate.edu) on 2008-05-14T15:57:55Z (GMT) No. of bitstreams: 1 Wright_Thesis.pdf: 614818 bytes, checksum: 82c1be81b80b4dc952436954b9338f33 (MD5)
  • description.provenance : Approved for entry into archive by Julie Kurtz(julie.kurtz@oregonstate.edu) on 2008-05-13T17:36:05Z (GMT) No. of bitstreams: 1 Wright_Thesis.pdf: 614818 bytes, checksum: 82c1be81b80b4dc952436954b9338f33 (MD5)
  • description.provenance : Made available in DSpace on 2008-05-14T15:57:56Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 Wright_Thesis.pdf: 614818 bytes, checksum: 82c1be81b80b4dc952436954b9338f33 (MD5)
  • description.provenance : Submitted by Amanda Wright (wrighama@onid.orst.edu) on 2008-05-09T07:57:40Z No. of bitstreams: 1 Wright_Thesis.pdf: 614818 bytes, checksum: 82c1be81b80b4dc952436954b9338f33 (MD5)

Relationships

In Administrative Set:
Last modified: 12/08/2017

Downloadable Content

Download PDF
Citations:

EndNote | Zotero | Mendeley

Items