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The Forest of Rhetoric: silva rhetoricae     View
"This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen histori ...

Debate Central     View
All about debating: strategies and techniques, critiques, evidence, debate structure, rhetoric, and argument; how to speak in public; examples of debates on video; scholarships and jobs (in Debate Futures ); teams and tournaments; coaching; current a ...

A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices     View
"This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing." Loads as one large file.

Tim van Gelder's Critical Thinking on the Web     View
A searchable directory on topics related to critical thinking, including argument mapping, cognitive biases, critical reading, fallacies, critical thinkers, and much more. From "a cognitive scientist with a background in philosophy, and a specia ...

The Best in Political Fiction     View
"To prepare us for the long [2004] election season ahead, librarian Nancy Pearl has compiled a list of reading material for people who are interested in politics, but disgusted with today's political rhetoric." Features a list of over a doz ...

A Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples     View
A browsable list of terms related to rhetoric. From the University of Kentucky.

State of the Union (SOTU)     View
The site uses an interactive timelime to provides a visual representation of prominent words in presidential State of the Union addresses by displaying significant words as "determined by comparing how frequently the word occurs in the document ...

Spinsanity     View
Spinsanity editors believe that public political debate is increasingly dominated by manipulative spin rather than by reason. Each week the editors "counter rhetoric with reason," analyzing and documenting biases in articles and speeches to ... Contradictory Words     View
"An Oxymoron is a combination of contradictory or incongruous words, such as 'Cruel Kindness' or 'Jumbo Shrimp.' ... It is a literary figure of speech in which opposite or contradictory words, terms, phrases or ideas are combined to create a rhe ...

Guide to Grammar & Writing     View
Includes definitions of sentence parts, usage rules for commas and other punctuation marks, plurals and possessives, spelling, nouns and modifiers, words and phrases to avoid, capitalization, spelling and abbreviations, and more. From the Capital Com ...



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