Ritchie, Gladys
January 1970
Today's Speech;Winter1970, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article observes the persuasive use of language by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the first student movement to discover sit-down strikes in the U.S. The author stated that, contrary to that of the other student movements, SNCC use the passive way of confrontations when it comes to student rights. The said movement of the SNCC illustrates the rhetorical power of sit-in as it follows the standards of verbal speaker-listener situations. As described by the author, sit-in strikes mostly projects an order, dignity, and non-violence demonstrations.


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