| General Rhetorical Strategies
As a general strategy for the manipulation of discourse,
- a category of figures (see Figures
- a basic method in rhetorical pedagogy,
where it is closely associated with the term copia
and is often paired with its companion strategy, abbreviation.
- a general figure by which any subject matter is expanded upon.
Cic. De Or. 3.26.104-3.27.105 Sherry (1550) 70 ("amplificatio");
Peacham (1577) N2r ; Vives ("dilatatio sermonis") 112-117.