Farnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric

By | November 30, 2017
Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric Author Ward Farnsworth
ISBN-10 1567925529
ISBN-13 9781567925524
Year 2016-01-28
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher David R Godine
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Masters of language can turn unassuming words into phrases that are convincing effective and memorably beautiful Lincoln and Churchill had this power having heard their words once one can scarcely imagine the world without them What are the secrets of this alchemy The answer lies in rhetoric among the most ancient of academic disciplines This book contains a lively set of lessons on the subject a tutorial on eloquence conducted by virtuoso faculty not just Lincoln and Churchill but Dickens and Melville Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine The result is an indispensable book for the writer and the speaker a highly useful reference tool and a rewarding source of instruction for all lovers and users of the English language

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