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Definition of rhetoric


Rhetoric: The act of using language for persuasion in speaking or writing, especially in oratory. The writer or speaker can use various rhetorical or stylistic devices to achieve the desired effects. These include: alliteration, allusion, anticlimax, antithesis, hyperbole, paradox, parallelism, pun.


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