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What is chapter 1 about

Four uses of rhetoric


What is chapter 2 about

Three modes of persuasion and the definition of rhetoric


What is chapter 3 about

Three divisions of oratory


What is chapter four about

Five subjects of political oratory


What is chapter 5 about



What is chapter 6 about



What is chapter 7 about

Relative goodness


What is chapter 8 about

Four forms of government


What is chapter 9 about

Greatest virtues and vice


What does Ecclesiastes 12 nine through 14 say

One delights 2 goads to action three fixes the truth


What's his first Corinthians 117 to 17 to 2.5 say

Paul was not like a sophist he came without an eloquent tongue to tell the people the truth not to convince through the modes of persuasion
divisions in church-- preach gospel, not eloquently. Don't empty the cross of Christ of power. Don't preach with lofty speech/Wisdom


What are the six parts of discourse

Introduction statement division proof reputation and conclusion


What are ways to heighten the effect of praise

One they're the only one who does it 2 they do it better than anyone three WHEN he did it 4 consistent character they do it all the time five compared to famous men six examples


What are the nine forms a virtue

Temperance wisdom Liberality magnanimity just courageous prudent magnificence and gentleness


What is the three artistic modes of persuasion

Ethos pathos and logos


Disputed goods

Contrary is bad, contrary of which is advantage to enemies, that which is praised, that which is praised by enemies, that which most people seek after. That is good which the contrary is bad the contrary of which is advantageous to enemies. What is in excess is good and that which is greater than it should be is bad what you would you spend money on. things made to be an end. what is praised


What is a Noble thing to do?

Things desirable even when they yield no fruits, things that deserve to be remembered, things that continue after death, deeds and signs of courage, virtue, things productive of virtue. That which the reward is simply honor, not money. Victory, not surrender. Actions done for the sake of others. Actions good in their own nature. Actions that are not good simply for the individual.


What is the introduction

In the introduction you wish to make your audience attentive receptive and well disposed think in terms of moving your audience to the frame of mind to make them most receptive of your case there are two types of introductions direct and subtle in your introduction you're to state your thesis clearly even in a subtle introduction


What is a statement of facts

Your discourse must clearly explain the topic you wish discuss if you wish to prove the case the facts of the case must be known


What are the divisions

Division comprises two parts a rhetor presenting an argument must to find his terms second he must enumerate the points he wishes to discuss.


What is proof

Obviously an argumentative paper must prove a thesis state your augments clearly


What is refutation

If necessary When your case is doubtful refute your opponents arguments or the counter arguments that may come to our readers mind


What is conclusion

In your conclusion, drive home the need for your argument to be accepted only use as much force as the topic permits if you are proving that Bob Dylan is the greatest musician of the 20th century you will use different force than proving that the United States ought to go to war right now.


What is Liberality

Liberal people let their money go instead of fight for it whereas other people care for their money than for anything else


What is courage

Courage is the virtue that disposes men to do noble deeds in the situations of Danger, in accordance with the law and in obedience to its commands cowardice is the opposite.


What is temperance

Temperance is the virtue that disposes us to obey the law where physical pleasures are concerned incontinents is the opposite.


What is liberality

Liberality disposes us to spend money for others good illiberality here is the opposite


What is magnanimity

magnanimity is a virtue that disposes us to do good to others on a large-scale its opposite is meanness of spirit


What is magnificence

Magnificence is a virtue productive of greatness and matters involving the spending of money
the opposites of these two are smallness of spirit and meanness respectively


What is prudence

Prudence is that virtue of the understanding which enables men to come to wise decisions about the relation to happiness of the good and evil's that have been previously mentioned