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Unformatted text preview: “There are two parts of rhetoric: Style ( elocutio ) and Delivery ( pronuntiatio ); these are of course the only parts, the ones proper to the art. [. . .] Rhetoric therefore will keep this particular task, that it takes the matter found and related by Dialectic, and laid out in clear and correct speech by Grammar, and then it embellishes it with the splendor of the ornaments of style, and renders it acceptable with the grace of vocal tone and gesture” (Peter Ramus, Arguments against Quintilian , 27-28). Francis Bacon: The duty and office of Rhetoric is to apply Reason to Imagination for the better moving of the will....
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- Rhetoric, Peter Ramus, define rhetoric