Browsing Honors College Scholars (UMKC) by Thesis Department "English (UMKC)"
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Speaking without words : silence and epistolary rhetoric of Catholic women educators on the Antebellum Frontier, 1828-1834 (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-05)Misconceptions about silence as the "background" of communication are insidious in Western culture and the value it places on speech communication. Silence, especially women's silence, is discounted as unrhetorical. Within ...