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Sep 17, Kayla Jane handliist it liked herms Shelves: I always need real-life examples so I use this in conjunction with Farnsworth’s book, Classical English Rhetoric, which provides examples to illustrate each term. JA rated it liked it Nov 03, Now the Second Edition offers new features that will make it still more useful: Franky rated it liked it Nov 25, The definitions do not agree always with other sources but it is a real robust attempt to make some order out of the morass.
Don’t leave home without it Lists with This Book. Learning and doing rhetoric includes learning how to analyze the devices authors use, and this is the most complete list of terms I have seen yet.
Return to Book Page. Beth rated it liked it Dec 28, Eric Cahill rated it really liked it Dec 28, Useful, of course, for definitions of figures of speech like metaphor and metonymy and rhetorical schemes like the zeugma, but particularly good for the less well-known verbal devices like the repetitio Hamlet’s “One may smile and s Without this book, I might not have known rhetoricwl Allen Ginsberg employs the anaphora in his poem “Howl”or that the dialogues of John Travolta’s and Samuel L.
Useful and practical for an introductory handbook. Or for telling us about the problem. JShaffer rated it really liked it Jun 20, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to ask a question about A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms.
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A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms
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Refresh and try again. My favorite section is the term by type because it gives you a nice set of The terms and advise them by sections of usefulness. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Another good reference for me while I worked my way through obtaining my undergraduate degree for literature of the American and English canons.
An overview of the Divisions of Rhetoric and a list of the Terms by Type is included at the back. Jan 03, Wythe Marschall rated it it was amazing Shelves: Overall, though, I’d say it’s a pretty comprehensive list.
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Deniz rated it really liked it May 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Without this book, I might not have known that Pf Ginsberg employs the anaphora in his poem “Howl”or that the dialogues of John Travolta’s and Samuel L.
Jason Hitzert rated it really liked it Apr 25, Dec 29, Kristine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Under the example, allusion, and citation of authority it lists For would-be CML students: Useful, of course, for definitions of figures of speech like metaphor rhetorlcal metonymy and rhetorical schemes like the zeugma, but particularly good for the less well-known verbal devices like the repetitio Hamlet’s “One may smile and smile and be a villain” and the catachresis Hamlet’s “I will speak daggers to her”.
Jan 26, Craig rated it liked it Shelves: Definitions are clear and examples well given. Aug 26, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s pretty straightforward but it rhetoorical of wordy and complicated for my taste but what can you say it’s English textbook for this class I’m just happy Rhetoircal didn’t really have to do I use it a lot.
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It’s been an extremely handy reference. Never leave home without it. Booklover rated it really liked it Mar 05, Not a book, but a reference manual of sorts. A richer examples set for each term and more detailed definitions would have bumped the rating up to five stars. With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, it provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms—mostly Greek and Latin—that students of Western literature and rhetoric are likely to come across in their reading or to find useful in their writing.
It’s also useful for understanding rhetorical terms in general. Emily Campbell rated it it was ok Jul 06, Carol rated it it was amazing Apr 05, The second portion of the book is useful for understanding the way Lanham ended up including all the terms he did.
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