On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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)

3.

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

4.

Who did Aristotle think calmness was felt towards? (from Book II, Chapters 1-11)

5.

According to Aristotle, how did people in their prime view success? (from Book II, Chapters 12-22)

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