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Lectures on rhetoric and oratory.

Author: John Quincy Adams
Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell [©1962]
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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Lectures on rhetoric and oratory.
New York, Russell & Russell [©1962]
(OCoLC)589712472
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Quincy Adams
OCLC Number: 1086926
Notes: Facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1810, with t.p. reading: Lectures on rhetoric and oratory, delivered to the classes of senior and junior sophisters in Harvard University ... Cambridge, Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf, 1810.
Description: 2 volumes 23 cm
Contents: v.1. Inaugural oration --
Lectures. General view of rhetoric and oratory --
Objections against eloquence considered --
Origin of oratory --
Origin and progress of oratory at Rome --
Cicero and his rhetorical writings --
Institutes and character of Quinctilian --
Constituent branches of rhetoric --
State of the controversy --
Topics --
Arguments and demonstrative oratory --
Deliberative oratory --
Judicial oratory --
Eloquence of the pulpit --
Intellectual and oral qualities of an orator --
Excitation and management of the passions --
Disposition. Exordium --
Narration. v. 2. Proposition and partition --
Confirmation. Ratiocination --
Ratiocination. Induction --
Confutation --
Digression ana transition --
Conclusion --
Elocution. Purity --
Perspicuity --
Composition --
Juncture. Number --
Sentences --
Figurative language --
Figures. Metaphor. Allegory --
Metonymy. Synecdoche --
Memory --
Delivery.
Responsibility: With a new introduction by J. Jeffery Auer and Jerald L. Banninga.

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