A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices


Subject:
Writing , Communications , Language , Grammar, Style, & Usage , Rhetoric , Rhetoric

Description:
Definitions, with examples, of sixty rhetorical devices of writing style and arrangement to promote effective written expression. The devices include the familiar--alliteration, analogy, metaphor, onomatopoeia, and simile--and the more obscure: aporia, dirimens copulatio, parataxis, symploce, and zeugma. There is a Self-Test to measure the user's understanding of the devices.

Creator:
Harris, Robert A.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric.htm


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