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Flashcards - MTEL English: Principles of Rhetoric

Flashcards - MTEL English: Principles of Rhetoric
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rhetorical question
A rhetorical question is a figure of speech in the form of a question that is asked to make a point rather than to elicit an answer
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Rhetoric
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade or motivate particular audiences in specific situations
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Rhetoric
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade or motivate particular audiences in specific situations
rhetorical question
A rhetorical question is a figure of speech in the form of a question that is asked to make a point rather than to elicit an answer
paradox
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to a self-contradictory or a logically unacceptable conclusion
forms of paralanguage
Paralanguage is a component of meta-communication that may modify or nuance meaning, or convey emotion, such as prosody, pitch, volume, intonation etc

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