Time and timeliness is a general concern of rhetoric:
The opportune occasion for speech, including timing.
According to Aristotle Greek oratory was categorized according to three
specific kinds of occasions, each of which he associated with a given
time (past, present, future).
- Progymnasmata: description,
For each of these basic rhetorical exercises a given time or season
was suggested as possible subject matter to be described, praised, or