The forest of rhetoric is so crowded with flowers that
it is sometimes better sampled selectively. Choose, then, the bouquet
that suits you:
Choosing one of these will replace the right frame:
- Comprehensive List (default; recommended)
- By Language
- Greek terms
From Aristotle, Hermogenes, etc.
- Latin terms
From Cicero, Quintilian, etc.
- English terms (least extensive)
Includes anglicized Greek and Latin terms, plus the idiosyncratic
labels of George Puttenham, and the more commonsense names of E.W.
- By Rhetorical Strategy Group (browse
figures by their function: e.g.: "repetition" "balance")
of the Flowers
PLEASE NOTE: The flowers of rhetoric, though many, do not comprise all
of the terms on this website. Please explore using the "trees" and the