peroratio the conclusion
Arrangement of   1. exordium  |  2. narratio  |  3. partitio
Classical Oration   4. confirmatio  |  5. refutatio  |  6. peroratio

Following the refutatio and concluding the classical oration, the peroratio conventionally employed appeals through pathos, and often included a summing up (see the figures of summary, below).

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See Also

Sources: Cic. De Inv. 1.52-56; Cic. Top. 25.98-99

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