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  1. Feb 2017
    1. Every speech which is designed to move is directed to a ~pecial audience in its unique situation.

      It would seem the influence of the audience is one of the ideas that is consistently part of our readings. As I have said before The question of whether a good orator is a good man seems very insignificant to me, as it depends entirely on the audience at hand

  2. Jan 2017
    1. o talk of rhetoric’s“prehistory”is tosuggest there was a moment when rhetoric achieved full rhetoricity, and what transpiredprior to that is somehow not as fully rhetoricized

      Alludes to the "Q" question, possibly. To know if something has been fully "rhetoricized," we must understand how it falls into the context of rhetoric. Meaning we must understand how it influences and is influenced by rhetoric.