Frederick Douglass. Rhetorical Devices in. Birth of Logos. Logos = One’s reasoned argument. Exigence = The drive to speak Purpose Audience Logos. Rhetoric. Definition: the art of using words in speaking (or writing) to advance the author’s Logos so as to persuade or influence others.
Rhetorical Devices in
Logos = One’s reasoned argument
Exigence = The drive to speak
We study rhetoric for two reasons:
“It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.” Herbert Hoover