Dictionary of Rhetorical Terms
This rhetorical resource is, foremost, written by a student of rhetoric for students of rhetoric. Therefore, it is a rich and perfect mixture of definition and analysis (including ample space for notes and additions). It is concise enough to be easily carried around, yet not limited so as to leave the student wanting. The Dictionary of Rhetorical Terms is a compilation of hundreds of rhetorical devices and concepts: defined, exemplified, and placed in alphabetical order for your convenience. Over four hundred definitions, a look at the rhetorical appeals, an explanation of the revolutionary new method of rhetorical analysis, and much more fill the pages of this dictionary. This is one reference tool you will not want to leave behind. Whether you are simply interested in the subject, have only begun your journey of rhetoric, or have weathered the subject for many years, this will be an irreplaceable map and guide as you go down rhetoric's steep paths of thought.
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Act II Scene Adage Allegory Alliteration anamnesis Anastrophe Antanaclasis antisagoge Apocarteresis Apodixis Apophasis Aposiopesis appeal to Pathos argument Aristotle assumptio Asyndeton audience Brachylogia Cataplexis Chapter Chiasmus clauses common Comparatio concept conclusion conjunction correctio create device Dialogismus Ecphonesis effective emotion emphasis Enargia Enthymeme Epanodos Epanorthosis Epicrisis epizeuxis Ethos centered Eutrepismus Example exergasia expression Fallacy Figures of Definition Figures of Questioning Figures of Repetition give grammatical hearers Hendiatris Horismus Hypophora idea Irony Isocolon John Milton kind of Metaplasm language Latin synonym letter or syllable Lord Macrologia Martyria Merismus Metaphor Metaplasm NotesNotes Occultatio Ominatio one’s opposite Optatio oration Oratory Paralipsis Paraprosdokian person persuasion pithy sayings possibly Ethos possibly Logos premises Protrope Pysma relative Rhetoric sentence Sermocinatio Shakespeare someone’s Soraismus sound speaker speaking specific Study Summary Syllogism Syncrisis Synonymia talk term Thaumasmus things thou thought Traductio Tricolon type of Metaplasm verb vivid description word or phrase Zeugma