On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

How often did Aristotle think complex words should be used in a speech? (from Book III, Chapters 1-9)

3.

Since Aristotle explained the difficulty of using enthymemes in political oratory, what did political rhetoricians mainly use instead? (from Book III, Chapters 13-19)

4.

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

5.

Although a refutative enthymeme might be more effective in a certain sense, how did Aristotle describe all enthymemes? (from Book II, Chapters 23-26)

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