Introduction to Rhetorical Context

What you’ll learn to do: define and identify rhetorical context

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In college, reading is active rather than passive. Instead of merely receiving information and ideas through reading, college students must act upon the information they are reading. Furthermore, college students must consider the rhetorical context in which the material they are reading was composed as well as the rhetorical context in which they will read and respond. So what exactly does rhetorical context mean? Read on to find out.