Bettler Special Assignment
Earth Angel The Penguins
The concept of rhetoric can be applied to more than just speeches and arguments. Music
is another form of communication in which the lyrics and meanings of songs evoke certain
Rhetoric can be defined in several different ways. Aristotles concept of rhetoric is
defined as framing a speech in a way to relate and persuade the audience. Aristotle utilizes the
audience of a speech in order to further connect to the
By non-artistic proofs are meant all such as are not supplied by our own efforts, but existed
beforehand, such as witnesses, admissions under torture, written contracts, and the like.
By artistic proofs [means of persuasion] are
Bettler Exam #2
The Belletristic Movement and Aristotles Concept of Rhetoric
The standards of rhetoric have evolved through time in many different ways. This
evolution of rhetoric has been critiqued and changed by various philosophers,
Bettler Final Paper
Franklin D. Roosevelts Infamy Speech
Throughout history, the United States has experienced turmoil, tragedy, and disasters.
During these times of crisis, a leader has been needed to suppress the panic and anguish suf
-Our presentation is over generic criticism and were going to do the best we can to break it
down for you guys, but before we dive into it, Im going to give you a brief overview.
-rooted in the assumption that certain types of situations provoke similar n
Exordium- introductory portion of an oration
Partition- dividing the topic into main parts
Narration- storytelling, representing what happened rather than explaining what
Proof- written portion that sets out
-Single definition perspective-concerned with informed opinion based on probability vs certain truths of
scientific demonstration. Attainment of max prob as a basis for public decision. Aristotles classifications:
deliberative, forensic, & epidectic + mod
It makes us argue out both sides of a case
It is a means of defense.
*3 types of artistic proof (8)
- means of persuasion.
The ethos of the speaker
Emotion in the hearers
Argument proper: truth, real or apparent, for certain cases.