Communication 1 - Parallelism Wade into them. Spill their...

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Communication 1/26/2011 5 cannons of rhetoric invention arrangement style delivery memory What is style? No matter how erudite(scholarly), if style is ineffective, it's bad No matter how plain if style is effective its good Effective language Helps listeners remember awakens feelings moves people to action Rhetorical Devices Simile “We're going to go through them like crap through a goose!” Metaphor “That stuff you hear about America not wanting to fight is a lot of horse dung.” Hyperbole “The bilious bastards who wrote that story . ..” Alliteration “shoveled shit, hoot in hell”
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Unformatted text preview: Parallelism Wade into them. Spill their blood. Shoot them in the belly. Antithesis no bastard ever won a war by. ..... , He won it by making the other poor. .. Repetition (Not redundancy) Yes we can. I have a dream Inversion ask not what your country can do for you. .. Cool Rhetorical Devices Onomatopoeia Portmanteau word -word you make up put two words together ginormous Uncool Rhetorical D evices Malapropism -using wrong word that sounds alike Spoonerism -...
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course COMM 1000 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Central Florida.

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