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My favorite section is the term by type because it gives you a nice set of The terms and advise them by sections of usefulness.

The first edition of this widely used work has been reprinted many times over two decades. Dec 20, Patricia rated it it was amazing.

A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms by Richard A. Lanham

Excellent collection of terms and ways we use the English language. Some of the definitions that they give are out there and doesn’t really seem to explain the term that much, and is just little hard to remember all these term This book is fun to hold. Jan 11, Lyndon Bailey added it.

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Michael Smith rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Don’t leave home without it Jason Hitzert rated it really liked it Apr 25, Mar 07, Quiver rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 26, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is fun to hold. Learning and doing rhetoric includes learning how to analyze the devices authors use, and this is the most complete list of terms I have seen yet.


Without this book, I might not have known that Allen Ginsberg employs the anaphora in his poem “Howl”or that the dialogues of John Travolta’s and Samuel L. JA rated it liked it Nov 03, Dec 29, Kristine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ashley Joseph Whitney rated it liked it Jul 21, Some of Lanham’s explanations are difficult as they don’t always seem to provide the entire context for the explanation.

A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms

Not a book, but a reference manual of sorts. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jun 07, Tso William rated it really liked it Shelves: Overall, though, I’d say it’s a pretty comprehensive list. Now the Second Edition offers new features that will make it still more useful: Refresh and try again.


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I always need real-life examples so I use this in conjunction with Farnsworth’s book, Classical English Rhetoric, which provides examples to illustrate each term.

Under the example, allusion, and citation of authority it lists It’s been an extremely handy reference. Open Preview See a Problem? Deniz rated it really liked it May 07, Jackson’s characters include instances of gradatio in a couple of scenes in Rhetotical film Pulp Fiction. A good one-stop reference to rhetorical terms.


Trivia About A Handlist of Rhe A very useful text for any student of rhetoric. Never leave home without it.

Books by Richard A. JShaffer rated it really liked it Jun 20, Emily Campbell rated it it was ok Jul 06, An overview of the Divisions of Rhetoric and a list of the Terms by Type is included at the back.

Jan 03, Wythe Marschall rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 17, Kayla Jane rated it liked it Shelves: Excellent reference for rhetorical terms — both for obtaining definitions, and for finding alternative names for the same term and related terms. With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, it provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms—mostly Greek and Latin—that students of Western literature and rhetoric are likely to come across in their reading or to find useful in their writing.

Another good reference for me while I worked my way through obtaining my undergraduate degree for literature of the American and English canons.