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  1. Jan 2019
    1. ne might hear in this question, forinstance, a gesture of good will from a departmental colleague, or the confusionof an administrator trying to decide on funding priorities, or the affectedprofundity of a scholar beginning a theoretical inquiry. But one might also hearin this question the skepticism of a family member, the obligatory interest of astranger you meet on a plane, or perhaps, sometimes, the curiosity of a friend

      I love this imagery of all the scenarios where rhetoric comes into question, and the examples seems to highlight how rhetoric takes a slightly different form in each new context it's in.

  2. Mar 2017
  3. Oct 2013
    1. Let us assign each of these professions its due limits.

      Grammar, declamation, etc. are not enough on their own. They must all be used together and build upon the others weaknesses