By Keith Yellin,Thomas W. Benson
In illustrating his subject's conventions, Yellin attracts from the Bible, classical Greece and Rome, Spanish conquistadors, and American army forces. Yellin can also be attracted to how audiences are socialized to acknowledge and count on this sort of communique that precedes tricky staff efforts. To account for this measurement he probes examples as diversified as Shakespeare's Henry V, George C. Scott's portrayal of common George S. Patton, and staff sports.
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