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James Hutchinson

AP English Language and Composition

What is rhetoric? A few scholarly minds
define it this way.

Plato: [Rhetoric] is the "art of enchanting the
soul." (The art of winning the soul
by discourse.)
Aristotle: Rhetoric is "the faculty of
discovering in any particular case
all of the available means of
Andrea Lunsford: "Rhetoric is the art,
practice, and study of human

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