Examples of Rhetoric



Diction--Word Choice


Repetition--Same recited line, word or phrase


Rule of 3--Emphasizes a point----Click here for some ideas


Irony--Awkward Truth----Think about Alanis Morissette


Hyperbole--Exaggeration---So hungry I could eat a horse---Examples


Satire--Making fun of something that happened-Sarcasm


Metaphor--You are the wind beneath my wings---Examples


Simile--Beautiful as a rose.


Ethos--You should know this ----I told you I didn't make these words up


Pathos--You should know this.


Logos--You should know this.


Rhetorical Questions--Could it be that this is a question that does not need a response?


Alternate Interpretation--Looking at the other side


Allusion--Lead to or refer to---Examples


Sinister Truth--The truth you want to ignore---Article using Sinister Truth