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Farnsworth"s classical English rhetoric

Ward Farnsworth

Farnsworth"s classical English rhetoric

by Ward Farnsworth

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Published by David R. Godine, Publisher in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClassical English rhetoric
    Statementby Ward Farnsworth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1408 .F285 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060360M
    ISBN 109781567923858
    LC Control Number2009022385
    OCLC/WorldCa369308749

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The second, Classical English Metaphor 5/5(3). About the Author. Ward Farnsworth is Dean of the University of Texas School of Law and author of The Practicing Stoic as well as the Farnsworth Classical English series which includes Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric, Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor, and Farnsworth's Classical English Style ―all published by David R.

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Buy it and read it – buy it and read it (epimone).”―Bryan A. Garner, Garner’s Modern English by: 7. Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric is one book I credit in playing a pivotal role in developing my sense of rhetoric and oratory.

At once accessible for the more seasoned reader, this book provides a streamlined dissection of rhetoric examples and how they can be employed to one's advantage in discussion, debate, and writing/5. Welcome to the webpage for Classical English Rhetoric. Classical English Rhetoric is a book about the art of good particular subject is the use of rhetorical figures: patterns for the arrangement of words that make them more attractive, compelling, and memorable.

This book details the classical use of rhetoric from Ancient Greece to the present day, drawing on masters of English prose such as Lincoln, Churchill, Dickens, Melville, and Burke.

Most rhetorical patterns amount to departures from simple and literal statement, such as repeating words, putting words into an unexpected order, leaving out words that might have been expected, asking questions and /5(60).

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Most rhetorical patterns amount to departures from simple and literal statement, such as repeating words, putting words into an unexpected order, leaving out words /5(51). Farnsworth's "Classical English Rhetoric" draws on examples from some of the great masters of English prose - Lincoln and Churchill, Dickens and Melville, Burke and Pain - to illustrate and analyse the most frequently used rhetorical devices with unrivalled clarity and detail/5(50).

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Farnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric is a ‘must’ for any college-level linguistics library and for students interested in literary traditions and the English language. The basic elements of effective speaking and writing, patterns that lend to power, and tips for writers who would use the English language more effectively make for a.

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Buy it and read it – buy it and read it (epimone).”—Bryan A. Garner, Garner's Modern English UsageBrand: David R. Godine, Publisher. Most books on usage or rhetoric are compendiums of bad usage or bad rhetoric: what not to do.

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Farnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric. By: Ward Farnsworth. Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot, Jim Meskimen. Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins.

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InFarnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric became an unlikely bestseller and was immortalized here at The Millions by Steven Dodson. Rhetoric functions on a micro scale, and some of its instructive value may even come across as perfunctory because, like linguistics and grammar, we all regularly employ rhetorical techniques without knowing their names.

Farnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric “I must refrain from shouting what a brilliant work this is (præteritio). Farnsworth has written the book as he ought to have written it—and as only he could have written it (symploce).

Buy it and read it—buy it and read it (epimone).” Bryan A. Garner, Garner’s Modern English Usage. Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric: "I must refrain from shouting what a brilliant work this is (praeteritio).

Farnsworth has written the book as he ought to have written it - and as only he could have written it (symploce). Buy it and read it - buy it and read it (epimone)."-Bryan A. Garner, Garner's Modern English Usage/5().