Procatalepsis: Definition & Examples


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Procatalepsis is a type of…

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1. The Greek term prokatalepsis was originally used to describe…

2. Procatalepsis is also known by what other name?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this printable, interactive quiz/worksheet combination to test your knowledge of and the desired effects of procatalepsis, as used to develop your strategy in the presentation of a point of view.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • What is procatalepsis
  • Procatalepsis originated in what context
  • Uses or contexts of procatalepsis today
  • The result of your use of procatalepsis on an opponent's argument
  • An alternate, more use-specific name for procatalepsis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on procatalepsis
  • Interpreting information -verify that you can read information regarding the original context of procatalepsis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history and original application of procatalepsis

Additional Learning

To refresh your knowledge of procatalepsis, review the short, accompanying lesson titled Procatalepsis: Definition & Examples. The lesson deals with the following objectives:

  • Compare rhetorical tactics and strategy with military tactics and strategy
  • Discuss how procatalepsis damages an opponent's debate position
  • Explain how, in practice, procatalepsis is an example of self-rebuttal