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Elements of rhetoric : comprising an analysis of the laws of moral evidence and of persuasion, with rules for argumentative composition and elocution

Author: Richard Whately; Douglas Ehninger
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2010.
Series: Landmarks in Rhetoric and Public Address Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Direct, comprehensive, well organized, simple in statement, Elements of Rhetoric is in all respects well fitted to fulfill its assigned role as a textbook. The remarks on practical problems and the examples and analogies confirm contemporary reports that Whately was himself a talented and stimulating teacher. The modern field of speech was born near the beginning of the twentieth century, some seventy years after  Read more...
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Whately, Richard, 1787-1863.
Elements of rhetoric.
Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)608729374
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Whately; Douglas Ehninger
ISBN: 9780809386123 0809386127
OCLC Number: 794671489
Notes: Originally published: 1853. This edition originally published in 1963.
Description: 1 online resource (xlv, 479 pages).
Contents: Cover; Book Title; Copyright Page; Foreword; Contents; Editor's Introduction; Preface; Introduction; Part I --
Of the Invention, Arrangement, and Introduction of Propositions and Arguments; Chap. I. --
Of Propositions; Chap. II. --
Of Arguments; Chap. III --
Of the various use and order of the several kinds of Propositions and of Arguments in different cases; Chap. IV. --
Of Introductions and Conclusions; Part II --
Of Persuasion; Chap. I. --
Introductory; Chap. II. --
Of the conduct of any address to the Feelings, generally. Chap. III. --
Of the favourable or unfavourable disposition of the hearers towards the Soeaker or his opponentPart III --
Of Style; Chap. I. --
Of Perspicuity; Chap. II. --
Of Energy; Chap. III. --
Of Elegance; Part IV --
Of Elocution; Chap. I. --
General Considerations relative to Elocution; Chap. II. --
Artificial and Natural Methods compared; Chap. III. --
Considerations arising from the Differences between Reading and Speaking; Chap. IV. --
Practical Deductions from the foregoing views; Appendix; Index; Also in the Landmarks in Rheoric and Public Address series; Back Cover.
Series Title: Landmarks in Rhetoric and Public Address Ser.
Responsibility: by Richard Whately ; edited by Douglas Ehninger ; foreword by David Potter.

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