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Softening

Jenny C. Mann

in The Trials of Orpheus: Poetry, Science, and the Early Modern Sublime

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691219226
eISBN:
9780691219233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691219226.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter begins by investigating the complicated virtue of softness and softening in the classical and early modern language arts. Having established the “drawing” force of verbal eloquence, ... More


Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

James M. May

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

By its very nature, the art of oratory involves character. Verbal persuasion entails the presentation of a persona by the speaker that affects an audience for good or ill. This book explores the role ... More


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