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Rhetoric: Home


Used for:

•    Language and languages—Rhetoric
•    Speaking

Narrower term:

•    Abstracting
•    Alienation (Rhetoric)
•    Anacoluthon
•    Aposiopesis (Rhetoric)
•    Closure (Rhetoric)
•    Complaints (Rhetoric)
•    Criticism
•    Debates and debating
•    Description (Rhetoric)
•    Diction
•    Digression (Rhetoric)
•    Discourse analysis, Literary
•    Elocution
•    Exposition (Rhetoric)
•    Figures of speech
•    Grammar, Comparative and general—Parenthetical constructions
•    Implied author (Rhetoric)
•    Interruption (Rhetoric)
•    Invention (Rhetoric)
•    Irony
•    Lectures and lecturing
•    Music and rhetoric
•    Narration (Rhetoric)
•    Openings (Rhetoric)
•    Oratory
•    Paragraphs
•    Persona (Literature)
•    Persuasion (Rhetoric)
•    Punctuation
•    Readability (Literary style)
•    Repetition (Rhetoric)
•    Signifying (Rhetoric)
•    Socialism and rhetoric
•    Transition (Rhetoric)

Broader term:

•    Authorship

Related Term:

•    Expression
•    Literary style


Scope Note

Advanced level works on the skillful or artistic organization of oral or written discourse, usually for exposition or persuasion

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