“Culture and Rhetoric” Rhetoric and Non-Western Culture By: Robert T. Oliver Robert T. Oliver Research Professor Emeritus of International Speech at Pennsylvania State University Article from Communication and Culture in Ancient India and China published by Syracuse University Press in 1971
Rhetoric and Non-Western Culture
By: Robert T. Oliver
No election campaigns
No political parties
No pulpits in temples of worship
No “lectures” in education
No debating societies
Even today Asia has not reached the same skill of speech and debate that we have here in the Western world
Have you ever experienced culture shock?
Have you ever felt this? Does this exist? How could this cause a barrier when studying another culture?