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Ancient Greece Communication Studies Rhetoric
Rhetoric Jeopardy for Ancient Greece Communication Studies Rhetoric
This type of speech focuses on issues of the future; Congress uses it to figure out matters of legislation.
This rhetorical setting places praise or blame on an individual
Ceremonial / Epideictic (Speeches)
This mode of discourse answers questions with questions in an effort to find transcendent truth.
This term refers to one’s ability to argue both sides of an issue.
Dissoi logoi (Speeches)
This woman was Pericles’ mistress and is rumored to have written some of his speeches.
These controversial foreigners taught people rhetoric for a fee.
Sophists (Public Figures)
He is said to have laid the foundation for Western philosophy.
Socrates (Public Figures)
Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates were born in this order, starting from first born to last born.
He was a student of Socrates who is history’s most significant critic of rhetoric
Plato (Public Figures)
He was another one of Socrates’ students who concerned himself more with practical applications of rhetoric, like civic education.
Isocrates (Public Figures)
This terms describes an appeal to emotions.
Pathos (Key Terms)
This term refers to a person’s virtue and his or her ability to strive for excellence.
Arete (Key Terms)
This type of logic moves from general principles to specific instances.
Deductive or Enthymeme (Key Terms)
“Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country is an example of this.
Chiasmus (Key Terms)
This is a Greek who believed in the unity and expansion of Greece, and in general superiority of Greek culture to other cultures.
Pan-Hellenist (Key Terms)
Plato believes that to do this is worse than to suffer.
Inflict suffering (Plato)
In one of his dialogue’s, Plato argues that rhetoric is not a true art or discipline. This is another term for art, discipline, or a systematic account of study.
Along with rhetoric, what is the primary theme of Phaedrus.
This is the metaphor Plato uses in Phaedrus to characterizes struggles between love and lust.
Winged horses and charioteer (Plato)
In this dialogue, Plato makes straw figures out of Gorgias, Polus, and Callicles.
Aristotle followed a number of these & noted which arguments were more and less persuasive.
Court cases (Aristotle)
These are proofs not invented by the speaker (i.e., witness testimony).
Inartistic proofs (Aristotle)
Aristotle believes that rhetoric is the counterpart of this.
These are three of the five classical rhetorical cannons.
This is Aristotle’s famous definition of rhetoric.
Faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion (Aristotle)
Pacific Instances to general principes
Aristotle's System of Invention
-Policy Questions Future (Political)
-Justice/ Injustice Past
-Values, Praise, Blame (Ceremonial)
Aristotle's System of Invention Arguments
-Examples (Inductive) "authority, specific instances or casual & analogy"
-Enthymemes (Deductive) "categorical or conditional"
-"Motivating factors, patriotism or catharsis fear & pity
-"Good sense, moral character or good will and modesty"