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1. Aristotle envisioned rhetoric as
B. addressing specific, practical questions.
The canon of rhetoric that includes topoi is
The issue of speaker credibility relates most spec. to
A deductive argument that omits a premise is called a
5. Early Athenian public speaking professors whose practical approach lacked a theoretical foundation were called
D. Sophists
6. Which, for Aristotle, was not a fundamental component of ethos?
C. dynamism
7. Which of the canons of rhetoric was not a particular concern of Aristotle’s?
D. memory
8. For Aristotle, metaphor was a key component of
C. style.
9. Aristotle believed that appeals to the emotions
D. all of the above.
10. Aristotle’s Rhetoric has been criticized because
C. he seems to waffle on ethical issues.