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What Is Rhetoric?
Brief History of Western Rhetoric 10
The Importance of Learning English Rhetoric 47
Choice of Words 51
Choice of Sentences 68
Figures of Speech 87
Syntactic Figures of Speech I 116
Syntactic Figures of Speech II 139
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