Category: 7.Logic and rhetoric


Part 7: Logic and rhetoric: How does the passage flow?

Rhetoric and purpose People write for three main reasons: to entertain, to inform or to persuade. Most texts have two, or even all three, of these goals, but usually one predominates. Jokes are told mainly to entertain, manuals are written to inform, political speeches persuade. Much of the Bible is “entertaining” (especially stories, but also […]

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