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Articles tagged Rhetorical Devices

Devices of Style - Part III: Tropes

“Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.”—Francis Bacon Devices of style make our writing come alive! Figures of speech, also called devices of style, are “a form of...
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Devices of Style - Part I: Introduction

“He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.”- John F. Kennedy, speaking of Winston Churchill Winter’s long dark evenings invite us to curl up with a thick novel. This winter as I amble through Lorna Doone, a story slow in action, but rich in language, I...
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"Silent Cal" Speaks

by Ruth
Monday, 07 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Calvin Coolidge’s father, a notary, administered the oath of office to our thirtieth president in their home when President Harding suddenly died. They had neither electricity nor telephone, so that night when the news arrived at the telegraph station, the operator had...
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