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Expository Writing - Single Thesis Although rhetoric and music are separate disciplines there are however striking similarities between them communication delivery and effect to the audience Needs Improvment on Mechanics - grammer punctuation spelling When we listen to music we listen to a voice a hidden individual the soul of another This may be a metaphor but it invites us to experience the relationship between music and language A form of persuasive communication is music You may doubt my sanity or think to yourself Yeah right After all when was the last time any of us heard a persuasive piece of music Non-the-less I ask you to bear with me and hear me out Although rhetoric and music are separate disciplines there are however striking similarities between them communication delivery and effect to the audience In effect music and rhetoric shed light on each other As I shed some light on the subject I hope you will come to agree that rhetoric is important in music To start off music is a communicative language Music is a language that can be understood without uttering a single word Yet sometime we find it necessary to add a bit of poetry to it Rhetoric comes into context as soon as communication is involved Musical communication comes to us in the form of melody andor lyrics Music tells us a story with emotion there by communicating But what does it communicate Some believe that music is an expression of the composers inner self Some may not understand the meaning of the music or lyrics but nevertheless the message is still there The composer or musician wants to persuade us using our own emotions to get their point across They use facial expressions and gesture both musically and orally such rules apply for speeches as well With all this in mind music can just about communicate anything to anyone credit rhetoric In addition music requires expressive
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