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The visual map of the word “Rhetoric”


contemporary definition of rhetoric


historical definition of rhetoric



“The rhetor persuades by playing upon the listener’s (or reader’s) emotions. He or she may refer to children, death, disaster, injustice, or other topics that arouse pity, fear, or other emotions” (From GSU’s First Year Guide to Writing, page 13).



the art of persuasion


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