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Rhetorical Devices: Diacope

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Diacope Origin: From the Greek διακοπή (thiakhopi), meaning “cut in two”. In plain English: Repetition of a word … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Leo Tolstoy

A valuable lesson for public speakers from Leo Tolstoy’s classic story, “How Much Land Does a Man Need?”. Continue reading

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