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.

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

3.

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

4.

According to Aristotle, which fields of speech used narration the most? (from Book III, Chapters 13-19)

5.

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

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