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"Rhetoric," from the ancient Greek, means "oratory," or a way of speaking. Over time, it also came to mean the act of writing. In both cases, the use of rhetoric is the same: it is a way to persuade an audience using logos, ethos, and pathos. However, the term has evolved over time and has taken on a contextual meaning. If you aren't confued by now, you soon will be. [[Rhetoric|More ...]]

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What, exactly, is rhetoric?

"Rhetoric," from the ancient Greek, means "oratory," or a way of speaking. Over time, it also came to mean the act of writing. In both cases, the use of rhetoric is the same: it is a way to persuade an audience using logos, ethos, and pathos. However, the term has evolved over time and has taken on a contextual meaning. If you aren't confued by now, you soon will be. More ...