Notes on Rhetoric 11507

Notes on Rhetoric 11507 - Rhetoric Aristotle The art of...

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Rhetoric Aristotle: The art of speaking or writing persuasively. There can also be rhetoric of dress. Strategic “moves” a writer makes to appeal to audience and achieve purpose. When talking about rhetorical devices some general ones are (a good vocabulary of rhetoric): Organization – the way a piece of writing is put together Evidence – information used to support a writer’s points Tone – Mood or attitude of a piece of writing Language – word and image choices Discourse – organized discussion of particular things in a particular way Voice – Authorial point of view. How the author or the compositionist’s perspective comes out. Persona – Identity or mask a writer assumes. You don’t have the same persona with everything you write. At an advanced level of writing like ours, you dopt a mask or identity of someone who is authoritative about the subject you are writing about. These are synonymous across a variety of media, including music and images. Evidence is used when
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