On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Of the two kinds of witnesses, why did Aristotle think the ancient witnesses were useful? (from Book I, Chapters 10-15)

2.

According to Aristotle, what was the orator's chief goal? (from Book II, Chapters 1-11)

3.

Continuing the theme of Aristotle's logic, what could be used to deduce the impossible? (from Book II, Chapters 12-22)

4.

Based on Aristotle's discussion of objections, what would be the purpose in making a similar appeal to an argument? (from Book II, Chapters 23-26)

5.

As mentioned in Book III, Chapter 14, when should a legal defense orator attempt to convince the jury to consider their client positively? (from Book III, Chapters 13-19)

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