Hon 190 AH Notes 1 20 11 - Experience)-Logographers: wrote...

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Hon 190 AH Notes Jenny Farrell 1/20/11 The Greek Tradition -Rhetoric’s origins in the first democracy -Sophists (First leaders of rhetoric) were known to distrust, were nomads, make weak arguments stronger -Gorges (use language to entrance): Speaker can move audience, linear (going straight, speak to audience) (soak in message) -Protagoras: see both sides of argument, debate, can go against morals -Isocrates, he only taught best of the best (people came to him) (First school of rhetoric) (periodic sentence – suspense built in) (be just and moral) (1. Educated, 2. Natural ability 3.
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Unformatted text preview: Experience)-Logographers: wrote speeches for people (ghost writers), make money, what needs to be said for person (buying a speech) Plato (Socratess student)-The Academy-Dialectic (Socratic Method) (Platos style) Way of arriving truth, by asking questions. (Two characters questioning each other) (Three important writings)-Gorges-Phaedrus Audience analysis, knowing who you are going to talk to-Republic Idea for perfect society, Philosophers should lead- Arguing to get truth Rhetoric only for good (Plato) Cant be good or bad, how speaker use (Socrates)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course HON 190 AH taught by Professor Farrell during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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