Rhetorical Figure

Rhetorical Figure – Wikipedia: “A technique that an author or speaker uses to convey to the listener or reader a meaning with the goal of persuading him or her towards considering a topic from a different perspective.” There are literally hundreds of literary devices and rhetorical figures, or tools for communication. Some of these tools [...]

Rhetoric, Rhetorical Appeals

Rhetoric, Rhetorical Appeals – Rhetoric is the art of persuasion. The three rhetorical appeals, into which evidence can be sometimes be divided, are: The Ethical – You ask the reader to think of how society thinks she should act The Pathetic (the emotional) – You ask the reader to laugh or to cry; these emotional peaks [...]