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An attempt to organize (almost) everything I know about rhetoric

Krista Bornman

on 14 March 2013

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Transcript of Rhetoric

Rhetoric Ancient Modern Definitions "that powerful instrument of error and deceit"
- John Locke Isocrates Cicero Aristotle Epistemology "a further development [...] of the artistic means which are already found in language"
- Friedrich Nietzsche "a universal and architectonic art"
- Richard McKeon Inventio Dispositio Elocutio Memoria Pronuncatio Ethos Pathos Logos "the art, practice, and study of human communication"
- Andrea Lunsford "the art of speaking well"
- Quintillian "to apply reason to imagination for the better moving of the will"
- Francis Bacon "situated, strategic discourse"
- Brian McNely Barry
Brummett Methodological Sociological Ontological "the energy inherent in emotion and thought"
- George Kennedy "the systematic study and intentional
practice of effective symbolic expression"
- James Herrick Characteristics Planned Adapted to
audience Shaped by
human motives Responsive Persuasion-
seeking Concerned with contingent issues "the art of speaking or writing effectively"
- Webster's Dictionary Appeals Situations Symbouletikon Epideiktikon Dikanikon Deduction Induction Enthymemes Examples Eunoia Arete Phronesis Analysis of Emotion Robert
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