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Time line for Classical Greece (PDF)



Excellent overview of syllogisms with links to detailed explanations of Categorical syllogisms, Conditional syllogisms, Disjunctive syllogisms, Categorical propositions, Enthymemes, and Syllogistic Fallacies.


American Rhetoric

Wonderful site that includes audio and video of interesting examples of American Rhetoric along with explanations of Rhetorical Terms.

Arts and Letters Daily

A portal for finding articles about various topics of current interest.

Court Cases

Plessy vs. Ferguson

Web Post Examples

The New Yorker - images by Jane Kramer. (To access this site, you may need a subscription.)

Superbowl XL Commercials. (Video)

1950s Cigarette Commercials. (Video)

Save the Children. (Video)

Apple Superbowl Ad 1984. (Video)

Henry, V. "St. Crispin's Day Speech." (Video)

King, Martin Luther. "I Have a Dream." (Video) (With text.)

King, Martin Luther. "I Have a Dream." (Video) (Complete speech.)

Zola, Emile. "J'accuse."

Lincoln. "Cooper Union." (Speech)

Lincoln. "House Divided." (Speech)

Political Advertising Resource Center Great Source of Political Ads of the 2004 Political Campaign

Lyndon Johnson 1964 Advertisement

Churchill, Winston. "We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches."

Churchill, Winston. "Speeches." (Audio)

Churchill, Winston. "This Was Their Finest Hour." (Audio)

Historic Debates from C-Span

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858

Articles by Les Perelman on Classical Rhetoric

Perelman, Les. The Two Rhetorics: Design and Interpretation in Engineering and Humanistic Discourse. (PDF)

The Medieval Art of Letter Writing: Rhetoric as Institutional Expression

Article on the development in the early Middle Ages of the formal rhetorical form of the administrative letter and how this form eventually was used even in letters from students to their parents asking for money. (PDF)