A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms has ratings and 14 reviews. Dan said: Without this book, I might not have known that Allen Ginsberg employs the anapho. A Hypertext Handlist of Rhetorical Terms: For Macintosh Computers top of page INDEX TERMS. Index Terms are not available. Results 1 – 30 of A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms by Richard A. Lanham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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In those days rhetoric rendered by pen was negligible, by voice it was foremost in public affairs. Sep 17, Kayla Jane rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Excellent reference for rhetorical terms — both hamdlist obtaining definitions, and for finding alternative names for the same term and related terms.


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Be warned, though, some explanations get a bit erudite.

A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms

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Some of the definitions that they give are out there and doesn’t really seem to explain the term that much, and is just little hard to remember all these term This book is fun to hold.


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Refresh and try again. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Trivia About A Handlist of Rhe For would-be CML students: Without this book, I might not have known that Allen Ginsberg employs the anaphora in his poem “Howl”or that the dialogues of John Travolta’s and Samuel L. 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 smile and be a villain” and the catachresis Hamlet’s “I will speak daggers to her”.

Must have reference book for any wannabe rhetorician. However rhetoric is not a cure-all.

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I encourage songwriters and lyricists to look over the classic suggestions for rhetorical approach, contained in the appendix. A very useful text for any student of rhetoric.

Jan 26, Craig rated it liked it Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Lanham’s Handlist is an excellent reference or second introduction rhetoricwl classical rhetoric, informed by the best scholarship.