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Exordium
An introduction designed to win the favorable attention of an audience, in two steps.
Exordium:
Principium
Step 1:
The opening remarks.
Exordium:
Insinuatio
Step 2:
Language used skillfully to remove prejudices and put an audience in a receptive mood.
Narratio
A summary of the facts leading up to the point at issue.
Partitio/Divisio
An outline of the proposed treatment of the theme or the point to be proved.
Confirmatio
An affirmative argument setting forth the points of the speaker's side of the case.
Refutatio/Reprehensio
A rebuttal refuting the arguments of the opposite side.
Peroratio/Conclusio
A conclusion bringing the address to an impressive close, sometimes divided into three parts.
Peroratio/Conclusio:
Enumeratio
Step 1:
A brief recapitulation of the speaker's points.
Peroratio/Conclusio
Indignatio
Step 2:
An outburst of anger or some other strong emotion to arouse the audience against the opposition.
Peroratio/Conclusio:
Conquestio
Step 3:
An appeal to the sympathies of the audience.