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CoJo 212: Rhetorical Criticism: Background Resources

A course guide for CoJo 212

Why Background?


Reference materials such as encyclopedias and dictionaries are often an excellent starting point for research. They offer reliable background information on many issues and topics. Background Resources provide excellent coverage of Hot Topics that provide a good foundation for understanding many current issues.

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Biographical Information

Online Biography Sources

Background Research

Excellent resources for finding background information on the broader issues related to your topics:

General Reference Sources

Online Encyclopedias and Dictionaries