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Cicero Oratory Vocab

Anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of successive clauses

Antistrophe
the repetition of words or phrases at the end of successive clauses

Tricolon
a series of three (or more) phrases or clauses in sequence

Apophasis
the mention of something in disclaiming intention

Praeteritio
the argumentative strategy of calling attention to a point by seeming to disregard it.

Prosopopoeia
A figure of speech in which an absent or imaginary person is represented as speaking.

Litotes
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite.

Hypophora
A rhetorical term for a strategy in which a speaker raises a question and then immediately answers it.

Procatalepsis
A rhetorical strategy by which a speaker or writer anticipates and responds to an opponent’s objections.

Captatio benevolentia
An attempt to win the audience’s goodwill, often by belittling oneself or praising them, or sometimes by establishing a connection of shared values etc.

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