Rhetoric is the art of discourse, an art that aims to improve the capability of writers
or speakers to inform, most likely to persuade, or motivate particular audiences ...
language that is intended to influence people and that may not be honest or
reasonable. : the art or skill of speaking or writing formally and effectively
Rhetoric definition, (in writing or speech) the undue use of exaggeration or
display; bombast. See more.
Rhetoric is speaking or writing that's intended to persuade. If your goal is to write
editorial columns for "The New York Times," you should work on your rhetoric.
Rhetoric is the ancient art of argumentation and discourse. When we write or
speak to convince others of what we believe, we are "rhetors." When we analyze
Rhetoric is the study of effective speaking and writing. And the art of persuasion.
And many other things. In its long and vigorous history rhetoric has enjoyed ...
Rhetoric is the counterpart of Dialectic. Both alike are concerned with such things
as come, more or less, within the general ken of all men and belong to no ...
Cicero : "Rhetoric is one great art comprised of five lesser arts: inventio, dispositio
, elocutio, memoria, and pronunciatio." Rhetoric is "speech designed to ...
Dedicated to rhetoric and public communication in the United States. Offers an
archive of speeches, movie speeches, and audio figures of speech.
a. The art or study of using language effectively and persuasively. b. A treatise or
book discussing this art. 2. Skill in using language effectively and persuasively.