The Philosophy of Rhetoric (Galaxy Books)

The Philosophy of Rhetoric (Galaxy Books)

I. A. Richards


Our communique is limitedby false impression. Rhetoric, as Professor Richards defines it, is the research of confusion and its treatments. the normal ideas of the outdated rhetoric and the formulations of clinical language have slim program to conversational speech; Professor Richard's definition of rhetoric is predicated on a realistic query: how do phrases paintings in discourse? to reply to this query, he examines the interplay of phrases with one another and with their contexts, exhibiting how a continuous synthesis of that means, or "principle of metaphor", supplies existence to dialogue. it truly is via comprehension of how that means adjustments in discourse that we will greater keep an eye on and animate our use of phrases, and so lessen false impression.

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