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For excellent external websites about rhetoric, see The Forest of Rhetoric. It’s more fun than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick, and a lot faster than looking up each rhetorical term in the dictionary. Also see the list at Rhetorical Figures and Rhetorical Figures in Sound.

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If you’re excited about learning more about rhetoric and the art of persuasion, check out:

Pullman, George. Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2013). ISBN-13: 978-1-60384-998-2

Heinrichs, Jay. Thank You For Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About The Art Of Persuasion , 3rd ed. (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2007). ISBN: 978-0-8041-8993-4