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By Ian Worthington

Is entire consultant to old Greek rhetoric is phenomenal either in its chronological diversity and the breadth of subject matters it covers. strains the increase of rhetoric and its makes use of from Homer to Byzantium Covers wider-ranging themes comparable to rhetoric's courting to wisdom, ethics, faith, legislation, and emotion accommodates new fabric giving us clean insights into how the Greeks observed and used rhetoric Discusses the assumption of rhetoric and examines the prestige of rhetoric reports, current and destiny All quotations from old assets are translated into English

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The examples in (50) illustrate how an attribute of a part (heart) stands for the attitude of the whole (person), while those in (51) show how the behavior of the heart stands for some emotional reaction by the person. attribute of part (heart) for attitude of whole (person) (50) bedzie... ’ a. hopeful, determined’ b. courageous’ c. kind/humble’ d. good’ e. big-hearted’** f. heartless’** g. heart-broken’** [cf. (42g)] behavior of part (heart) for emotional reaction of whole (person) (51) a. bedzie nałther ‘3sg’s heart shivered/shook’ ‘s/he was startled’ b.

Dene Sųłiné is no exception. However, it is difficult to determine whether the morpheme, -tł’á, has a single basic meaning from which the others have extended, especially since dene tł’átthén, lit. ‘person’s tł’á-flesh’, can mean either ‘cheek’ or ‘buttocks’. I would submit that there are more simple compounds with -tł’á that suggest it is the latter (which goes against Wilkins’ upper-to-lower hypothesis), as shown in (24e–h). Nevertheless, the morpheme also refers to ‘palm’ and ‘sole’ in the proper contexts.

D. bérbaidher túbaidher �ebaidher *tsąbabaidher ‘for meat I suffer/crave’ ‘for water I suffer/crave’ ‘for unspecified I suffer/crave’ ‘for money I suffer/crave’ (56) a. bet’a néthi�a ‘I cognize with 3sg’ b. bena néthi�a ‘I cognize against 3sg’ ‘I’m hungry’ ‘I’m thirsty’ ‘I’m horny’ *‘I’m greedy’ ‘I’m {devoted to, trust} him/her’ ‘I’m vengeful against him/her’ Finally, there are a handful of expressions in my corpus that describe an attribute or attitude in terms of a particular activity. Specifically, they build on the idea that doing something well or not well implies a general attitude or attribute surrounding the process.

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