What Is Rhetoric

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Gorgias was not concerned with the truth but in the ability of playing on the emotions of an audience in order to convince them of a truth. He believed that words could be used to captivate an audience by arousing emotions such as fear, pity an longing (Herrick, 2005, page 42)...
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He believed that words could be used to captivate an audience by arousing emotions such as fear, pity an longing (Herrick, 2005, page 42). Gorgias' teachings and beliefs on rhetoric contributed to a new approach to education and stimulated the minds of men to think beyond the beliefs of a traditional society...
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