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Epideictic genre

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Ancient writers, beginning with Aristotle, identify three genres of rhetorical discourse: symbouleutic, dicanic, and epideictic (cf. e.g., Aristotle Rhetoric 1358a36–58b20; Rhetorica ad Alexandrum 1421b7; Rhetorica ad Herennium 1.2.2; Quintilian Institutio ...

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