Unformatted text preview: 5. Translate to dynaton , and briefly summarize what Poulakos says about it. 6. Think back to Gorgias’ Encomium of Helen. Does his piece confirm Poulakos’ perspective on Sophistic rhetoric? Provide specific explanations for your position. 7. Think back to the pieces on Protagoras. What are the similarities between Schiappa’s explanation of the Sophists and Poulakos’? What are the differences? 8. Provide a contemporary example of a situation that embodies (or fails to embody) the concepts of kairos, to prepon , and to dynaton . Briefly explain the situation and apply these three concepts....
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- Rhetoric, Briefly summarize, Sophism, John Poulakos, Sophistic Rhetoric Revisited