Rhetoric and Roman Orators
Linguistic devices, figures of speech, and rules of classical rhetoric -- and Roman orators.
The text in English, from the Perseus project begins by criticizing educators for making vain promises.
From Donatus, 12 types of errors: barbarism, solecism, acyrologia, cacemphaton, pleonasm, perissology, macrology, tautology, eclipse, tapinosis, cacosyntheton, and amphiboly
An online rhetorical guide to both classical and renaissance rhetoric. This silva rhetoricae has many great examples!
Thirteen types of tropes metaphor, catachresis, metalepsis, metonymy, antonomasia, epitheton, synecdoche, onomatopoeia, periphrasis, hyperbaton, hyperbole, allegory, and homoeosis.
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