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John Stais rated it really liked it Aug 06, Jun 07, Tso William rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s pretty straightforward but it kind of wordy and complicated for my taste but what can you say it’s English textbook for this class I’m just happy I ter,s really have to do I use it a lot. JShaffer rated it really liked it Jun 20, A very useful text for any student of rhetoric.
Useful, of course, for definitions of figures of speech like metaphor and metonymy and rhetorical schemes like the zeugma, but particularly good for the less well-known verbal devices like the repetitio Hamlet’s “One may smile and smile and be a villain” and the catachresis Hamlet’s “I will speak daggers to her”. Don’t leave rhtorical without it My favorite section is the term by type because it gives you a nice set of The terms and advise them by sections of usefulness.
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Under the example, allusion, and citation of authority it lists With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, it provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms—mostly Greek and Latin—that students of Western literature and rhetoric are likely to come across in their reading or to find useful in their wri The first edition of this widely used work has been reprinted many times over two decades.
A good one-stop reference tedms rhetorical terms. Some of Lanham’s explanations are difficult as they don’t always seem to provide the entire context for the explanation. Jan 11, Lyndon Bailey added it.
For would-be CML students: I always need real-life examples so I use this in conjunction with Farnsworth’s book, Classical English Rhetoric, which provides examples to illustrate each term.
Jarron rated it really liked it Aug 07, Carol rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Not a book, but a reference manual of sorts. Some handlistt the definitions that they give are out there and doesn’t really seem to explain the term that rbetorical, and is just little hard to remember all these term This book is fun to hold. It’s termd useful for understanding rhetorical terms in general. Dec 29, Kristine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Beth rated it liked it Dec 28, Want to Read saving….
Overall, though, I’d say it’s a pretty comprehensive list. Dec 20, Patricia rated it it was amazing.
It’s been an extremely handy reference. Emily Campbell rated it it was ok Jul rheetorical, Excellent collection of terms and ways we use the English language.
Mar 07, Quiver rated it really liked it Shelves: Jackson’s characters include instances of gradatio in a couple of scenes in Tarentino’s film Pulp Fiction. Trivia About A Handlist of Rhe Useful and practical for an introductory handbook. Sep 17, Kayla Jane rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 26, Craig rated it liked it Shelves: The first edition of this widely used work has been reprinted many times over two decades.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A richer examples set for each term and more detailed definitions would have bumped the rating up to five stars. Books by Richard A.
A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms by Richard A. Lanham
Lists with This Book. The definitions do not agree always with other sources but it is a real robust attempt to make some order out of the morass. Ashley Joseph Whitney hanslist it liked it Jul 21, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms
With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, it provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms—mostly Greek and Latin—that students of Western literature and rhetoric are likely to come across in their reading or to find useful in their writing. Just a moment hanxlist we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Franky rated it liked it Nov 25,