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The Rhetorical Genius of Muhammad Ali

The world has lost a legend. A boxing legend, a sporting legend, a human legend. Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali gained worldwide attention in 1960 when, at the age … Continue reading

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The Most Astounding Fact – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist and author. He is also one of the most compelling speakers when it comes to talking about science. In the short video below, Tyson is asked the following question: “What is the most astounding fact that you … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Devices: Epanalepsis

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Epanalepsis Origin: From the Greek ἐπανάληψις (epanalipsis), meaning “repetition” or “resumption”. In plain English: Repeating the initial word … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Devices: Antimetabole

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Antimetabole Origin: From the Greek meaning “to turn about in the opposite direction”. In plain English: Repetition … Continue reading

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