This volume contains the work Burke planned to include in the third book in his Motivorum trilogy. Following Rueckert's Introduction, Burke lays out his approach in essays that theorize and illustrate the method, which he considered essential for understanding language as symbolic action and human relations generally.If act 1 of Othello could be called aIago Plans Vengeance, a act 2 would be aCas- sio, a or better, aCassio Drunk, a since his use in sharpening our understanding of all the relationships must also be eventful in itself, as well as performing someanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays Toward a Symbolic of Motives, 1950-1955|
|Author||:||Kenneth Burke, William Howe Rueckert|
|Publisher||:||Parlor Press LLC - 2007|