2017-07-27T17:54:18+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Asiatic style, Atticism, Demagogue, Dialogue, Pleonasm, Gemination, Euphuism, Dialogus de oratoribus, Decorum, Dialectic, Rhetoric, Apologia, Apologetics, Collective noun, Critical thinking, Sarcasm, Polemic, Phaedrus (dialogue), Orator, Ad hominem, Common sense, Hate speech, Apposition, Burlesque, Pericope, Homiletics, Ethos, Corps Altsachsen Dresden, Merism, Sophism, Judicial activism, Orator (Cicero), Dispositio, Rhetorical criticism, Recitation, Trilemma, Non sequitur (logic), Master suppression techniques, A Dialogue Concerning Oratorical Partitions, Brutus (Cicero) flashcards


  • Asiatic style
    The Asiatic style or Asianism (Latin: genus orationis Asiaticum, Cicero, Brutus 325) refers to an Ancient Greek rhetorical tendency (though not an organized school) that arose in the third century BC, which, although of minimal relevance at the time, briefly became an important point of reference in later debates about Roman oratory.
  • Atticism
    Atticism (meaning "favouring Attica", the region that includes Athens in Greece) was a rhetorical movement that began in the first quarter of the 1st century BC; it may also refer to the wordings and phrasings typical of this movement, in contrast with various contemporary forms of Koine Greek (both literary and vulgar), which continued to evolve in directions guided by the common usages of Hellenistic Greek.
  • Demagogue
    A demagogue /ˈdɛməɡɒɡ/ (from Greek δημαγωγός, a popular leader, a leader of a mob, from δῆμος, people, populace, the commons + ἀγωγός leading, leader) or rabble-rouser is a leader in a democracy who gains popularity by exploiting prejudice and ignorance among the common people, whipping up the passions of the crowd and shutting down reasoned deliberation.
  • Dialogue
    Dialogue (sometimes spelled dialog in American English) is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange.
  • Pleonasm
    Pleonasm (/ˈpliːənæzəm/; from Greek πλεονασμός (pleonasmos), from πλέον (pleon), meaning "more, too much") is the use of more words or parts of words than is necessary or sufficient for clear expression: examples are black darkness, burning fire, or people's democracy.
  • Gemination
    In phonetics, gemination or consonant elongation happens when a spoken consonant is pronounced for an audibly longer period of time than a short consonant.
  • Euphuism
    Euphuism is a peculiar mannered style of English prose.
  • Dialogus de oratoribus
    The Dialogus de oratoribus is a short work attributed to Tacitus, in dialogue form, on the art of rhetoric.
  • Decorum
    Decorum (from the Latin: "right, proper") was a principle of classical rhetoric, poetry and theatrical theory that was about the fitness or otherwise of a style to a theatrical subject.
  • Dialectic
    Dialectic or dialectics (Greek: διαλεκτική, dialektikḗ), also known as the dialectical method, is a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments.
  • Rhetoric
    Rhetoric (pronounced /ˈrɛtərɪk/) is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.
  • Apologia
    Apologia (from Greek ἀπολογία, "speaking in defense") is a formal defense of a position or action.
  • Apologetics
    Apologetics (from Greek ἀπολογία, "speaking in defense") is the theological science or religious discipline of defending or proving the truth of religious doctrines through systematic argumentation and discourse.
  • Collective noun
    In linguistics, a collective noun is a word which refers to a collection of things taken as a whole.
  • Critical thinking
    Critical thinking, also called critical analysis, is clear, rational thinking involving critique.
  • Sarcasm
    Sarcasm is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt.
  • Polemic
    A polemic /pəˈlɛmɪk/ is a contentious argument that is intended to support a specific position via attacks on a contrary position.
  • Phaedrus (dialogue)
    The Phaedrus (/ˈfiːdrəs/; Ancient Greek: Φαῖδρος "Phaidros"), written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues.
  • Orator
    An orator, or oratist, is a public speaker.
  • Ad hominem
    Ad hominem (Latin for "to the man" or "to the person"), short for argumentum ad hominem, is a logical fallacy in which an argument is rebutted by attacking the character, motive, or other attribute of the person making the argument, or persons associated with the argument, rather than attacking the substance of the argument itself.
  • Common sense
    Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things that is shared by ("common to") nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without need for debate.
  • Hate speech
    Hate speech, outside the law, is speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnic origin, religion, race, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Apposition
    Apposition is a grammatical construction in which two elements, normally noun phrases, are placed side by side, with one element serving to identify the other in a different way.
  • Burlesque
    Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.
  • Pericope
    A pericope (/pəˈrɪkəpiː/; Greek περικοπή, "a cutting-out") in rhetoric is a set of verses that forms one coherent unit or thought, suitable for public reading from a text, now usually of sacred scripture.
  • Homiletics
    Homiletics (Gr. homiletikos, from homilos, to assemble together), in theology, is the application of the general principles of rhetoric to the specific department of public preaching.
  • Ethos
    Ethos (/ˈiːθɒs/ or US /ˈiːθoʊs/) is a Greek word meaning "character" that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterise a community, nation, or ideology.
  • Corps Altsachsen Dresden
    The Corps Altsachsen is a fraternity (Studentenverbindung) in Dresden, Germany, founded on October 31, 1861.
  • Merism
    In law, a merism is a figure of speech by which a single thing is referred to by a conventional phrase that enumerates several of its parts, or which lists several synonyms for the same thing.
  • Sophism
    Sophism is a method of teaching.
  • Judicial activism
    Judicial activism refers to judicial rulings suspected of being based on personal or political considerations rather than on existing law.
  • Orator (Cicero)
    Orator was written by Marcus Tullius Cicero in the latter part of the year 46 B.
  • Dispositio
    Dispositio is the system used for the organization of arguments in Western classical rhetoric.
  • Rhetorical criticism
    Rhetorical criticism analyzes the symbolic artifacts of discourse — the words, phrases, images, gestures, performances, texts, films, etc.
  • Recitation
    A recitation in a general sense is the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse or other writing before an audience.
  • Trilemma
    A trilemma is a difficult choice from three options, each of which is (or appears) unacceptable or unfavourable.
  • Non sequitur (logic)
    A non sequitur (Latin for "it does not follow"), in formal logic, is an invalid argument – an argument whose conclusion does not follow from its premises.
  • Master suppression techniques
    The Master suppression techniques is a framework articulated in 1945 by the Norwegian psychologist and philosopher Ingjald Nissen.
  • A Dialogue Concerning Oratorical Partitions
    A Dialogue Concerning Oratorical Partitions (also called De Partitione Oratoria Dialogus, Partitiones Oratoriae, or De Partitionbus Oratoriae, translated to be "On the subdivisions of oratory") is a rhetorical treatise, written by Cicero.
  • Brutus (Cicero)
    Cicero's Brutus (also known as De claris oratibus) is a history of Roman oratory.