Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (18th Edition) by John Bartlett

By John Bartlett

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The length of Aristotle’s analysis of emotion may seem puzzling, given Book 1’s attack on moving the emotions of judges. Has he forgotten that he attacked earlier rhetorical handbooks because they emphasized emotion? Has he caved in to manipulating emotion? We may also wonder why the treatment of emotion occurs in the same chapter as the analysis of arguments and inferential structures. This grouping of emotion with arguments suggests that speakers must assess ways of moving emotions just as they assess the cogency of arguments.

39), and finally the proofs (pisteis) that produce belief – enthymeme and 18 The Rhetorician: Demagogue or Statesman? argument by example (1. 2, 1356b, p. 40). Aristotle organizes the text in terms of these uses, considering the sources of persuasion in Book 1, and Book 2, chapters 1–12; assessing emotion, enthymeme, and example throughout Book 2; and showing speakers how to produce conviction through style in Book 3. He uses the words topos and topoi with regard to finding both the materials of speech and the arguments that organize them.

The former offers detailed commentary and careful translations and the latter is often more readable and offers the Greek text in addition to the translation. ’’ He claims that eloquence led human beings out of a ‘‘brutish’’ life into a civilized existence as citizens (De oratore 1. 33, vol. I, p. 25; see On Duties 1. 56, p. 61). Eloquence belongs to the republican statesman who shapes the character and arouses the energy of the people (Senior Statesman, p. 26). Cicero’s emphasis on persuasion suggests that the chief purpose of oratory is to arouse passion.

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