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Rhetorical Artifact Analysis
In November of 2011 Amy Purdy, a pro snowboarder took the stage on TED Talks
and delivered a powerful deliberative speech called Living Beyond Limits. Purdy
effectively shows the world how to embrace lifes obstac
CMN 456 Professor Farrell Essay 1 February 25, 2008 "Deliberative Rhetoric and Prospective Students"
Deliberative rhetoric is apparent both directly and indirectly throughout the University of New Hampshire's Virtual Tour, a guide aimed at prospecti
the commencement of two or more
stressed syllables of a word group
either with the same consonant sound
or sound group
an indirect reference to some piece of
knowledge not actually mentioned
repetition of a word or words at
having complete or full number of syllables in a poetic line
in rhetoric, pretending to refuse something
rhetorical use of a nearly impossible situation for emphasis
rhetorical use of similar-soun
Definitions of Rhetoric:
Aristotle: The discovery of the means of persuasion available in any given situation.
Plato: The art of winning the soul by discourse.
Lloyd Bitzer: In short, rhetoric is a mode of altering reality, not by the direct application o