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Gorgias is an Aristocratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC.

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What are the two parts of style?

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a. Ornamentation
b. Language
c. Aretai
d. Composition 
e. Dictio 
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It changes in the sound or arrangement of a sequence of words, such as anaphora or


asyndeton.

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a. Ornamentation
b. Figures of thought
c. Virtues
d. Figures of speech 
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Gorgias of Leontini is the teacher of Empedocles.

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It is the correctness of grammar and usage, clarity, ornamentation, and propriety.

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a. Figures of thought
b. Figures of speech
c. Ornamentation
d. Virtues 
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Gorgias was considered as the father of Sophistry because he ushered the innovation of
rhetoric on a basic technical level.

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It includes "tropes," literally "turnings" or substitutions of one term for another; as in


metaphor.

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a. Virtues
b. Figures of thought
c. Ornamentation 
d. Figures of speech
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It is a statement that is recast to stress it or achieve audience contact, as in the rhetorical


question.

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a. Virtues
b. Ornamentation
c. Figures of speech
d. Figures of thought 
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It is a deliberate process of casting subject into language; the same ideas can be expressed
in different words with different effects.

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a. Invention
b. Style 
c. Memory
d. Arrangement
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Match the following type of style with its meaning.

Personificatio Answer 1
n Investing human qualities in abstractions or inanimate objects

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Oxymoron J uxtaposing two ordinarily contradictory terms

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Assonance Repetition of similar vowel sounds

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Simile Explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature

Onomatopoei Answer 5
a Use of words whose sound echoes the sense

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Apposition J uxtaposing two co-ordinate elements

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Irony Use of a word to convey a meaning opposite to the literal meaning of the word

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Metaphor Implied comparison between two things of unlike nature

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Hyperbole The use of exaggerated terms for emphasis or heightened effect

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Parallelism Similarity of structure

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