Introduction to Rhetoric Worksheet

Introduction to Rhetoric Worksheet - Eng1013...

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Eng 1013 Introduction to Rhetoric Instructions:   Read the  Introduction to Rhetoric  online at  http://www.letu.edu/people/annieolson .  When you reach this site, click on Class  Resources, then click on Introduction to Rhetoric.  As you read, complete the following: 1. What is a negative connotation which the word “rhetoric” has raised in many people’s  minds?  People often associate rhetoric with commercial advertisement, or political   propaganda. 2.  How did  Aristotle  define rhetoric?     Discovering all available means of persuasion   on a topic. 3.  What is a useful modern definition of rhetoric?   All communication is rhetorical. We   use rhetoric every time we convey an idea to another person or group of people. 4.  List and briefly define the  five canons  of rhetoric developed by classical rhetoricians: Invention     Often referred to as prewriting, invention means discovering
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