Argumentative Text as Rhetorical Structure: An Application of Rhetorical Structure Theory [Book Review]

Argumentation 13 (1):97-114 (1999)
Rhetorical Structure Theory, as a tool for analyzing written texts, is particularly appropriate for analyzing argumentative texts. The distinction that RST makes between the part of a text that realizes the primary goal of the writer, termed nucleus, and the part that provides supplementary material, termed satellite, is crucial for the analysis of argumentative texts
Keywords Argument relation  argumentative text  persuasion  rhetoical relation  rhetorical structure  text analysis  writer's intention
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1023/A:1007794409860
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 23,209
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Rodger Kibble (2007). Generating Coherence Relations Via Internal Argumentation. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 16 (4):387-402.
Palle Leth (2011). Paraphrase and Rhetorical Adjustment. Dissertation, University of Gothenburg

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

41 ( #115,760 of 1,941,073 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #458,098 of 1,941,073 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.