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1. Rhetoric originated in Ancient Greece. It is defined as the art of persuasive speaking or writing. 2. Sophism originated from the Greek word σόφισμα. Sophism is a fallacious argument, especially one used deliberately to deceive. 3. Aristotle's concept of artistic proof of the “character” of the speaker is the speaker’s ability to look, sound and act persuasive. 4. A speaker can provoke emotion from the audience by using literary devices. 5. Cicero defined invention as “ discovery of valid or seemingly valid arguments to render one's cause probable." Part 2 1. No, I don’t think that persuading someone of something else is “fooling” them. The whole point of a persuasive argument is to provide cold hard factual evidence to allow someone to believe it. Overall it’s the reader’s choice to believe it or not. 2. Yes, persuasive arguments are good for today’s society. It allows people to see multiple sides of

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