On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Why did Aristotle think the universal law was higher than the special law? (from Book I, Chapters 10-15)

2.

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

3.

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

4.

As pointed out by Aristotle, what advantage did a speech that included a surprise have for a listener? (from Book III, Chapter 10-12)

5.

Using an example of the similarities or differences between parents and their children, how did Aristotle describe Socrates' children? (from Book II, Chapters 12-22)

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