What does persuasion look like? Cicero has a few thoughts

Today we looked into the great Roman politician and philosopher Cicero and his ideas on persuasion, or “rhetoric,” as he called it. While condemning empty emotional appeals, Cicero commended use of emotional words and sounds that advance an argument, from use of alliterative, rhythmic words like “little daggers” to “well-arranged” sentences.

Students identified how word choice and sentence construction can make or break an argument.

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