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What is rhetoric?
The Ability to communicate effectively, to convey a message
TIQAIQU
Topic Sentence
Introduce a quote
Quote
Analysis
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Accost
to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
Animadversion
a comment indicating strong critisim or disapproval
Avid
desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
brackish
having a salty taste and unpleasent to drink
celerity
swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
Devious
straing or wandering from a straight or direct course; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way
gambit
in chess, an opening move that involves risk or sacrifice of a minor piece in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type
halcyon
a legendary bird identified with the kingfisher; of relating to the halcyon; calm peaceful; happy, golden; prosperous, affluent
histrionic
pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artifical; melodramatic
indendiary
deliberately setting or causng fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; one who deliberately sets fires, arsonist
malestrom
whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
mypoic
nearsighted
overt
open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized
pejorative
tending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement, derogatory, deprecatory, belittling
propriety
state of being proper, appropriateness; standards of what is proper of socially acceptable
sacrilege
improper or disrespectful treatment of something help sacred
summarily
without delay or formality; briefly, concisely
suppliant
asking humbly and earnestly; one who makes a request humbly and earnestlu, a petioner, suitor
Talisman
an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers; an amulet, fetish
undulate
to move in waves or with a wavelike motion; to have a wavelike appearance or form
Antithesis
the rhetorical contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangements of words, clauses, or sentences
Understatement
to state or present with restraint especially for effect
Hyperbole
over exageration
Emotional Appeal
Pathos
Ethical Appeal
Ethos
Logical
logos
Are men made roughly equal?
roughly equal: same, fair, rights, ability
Comensation (ex: really good at math not good in English)
______ and _______ drive our society because we think we're equal.
envy; jealousy
How do social contracts control chaos?
-rules/consequences
-gov't system
-fear the repercussions
Context of Leviathan
-1651
-Civil War in England
-War between monarchy and parliament (something needs to be there/don't throw out social contracts)
The title "Leviathan"
allusion to the Bible (a sea monster) People who are ggreedy or envious.
Why does an author use hyperbole?
-energy and enthusiasim
-draw attention back/focus
-comparison
Why does an author use understatement?
-evoke shock