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Rhetorical Devices: Asyndeton

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Asyndeton Origin: From the Greek ἀσύνδετον (asindeton), meaning “unconnected”. In plain English: The omission of conjunctions such as … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 52) – William Shakespeare

Cassius: “Did Cicero say any thing?” Casca: “Ay, he spoke Greek.” Cassius: “To what effect?” Casca: “Nay, an I tell you that, I’ll ne’er look you i’ the face again. But those that understood him smiled at one another, and … Continue reading

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