The Power of Discourse in American Life

COMM 453

Fall 1998

Welcome to the Home Page for COMM 453.

The information contained in this website is designed to provide supplemental information to enhance your learning in COMM 453. Information will be added as the semester goes by and you may wish to check the site periodically.


  • Information on the Instructor
  • Information on the Course
  • Assignments
  • The Powers of Language
  • The Sociological Influences of Language
  • The Epistemological Influences of Language
  • The Behavioral Influences of Language
  • Summary of the Powers of Language
  • Sample Final Exam Questions
  • Some Advice on Taking Essay Exams
  • Question for Final Exam

  • Watch for additional material as the semester goes along

    This page maintained by James F. Klumpp Last update December 10, 1998