Running head: RHETORIC QUESTIONS
Forensic rhetoric is a type of speech/ writing that reflects the justice or injustice of a specific
charge or allegation. In our era, forensic rhetoric which is also known as judicial is mainly
employed by lawyers in trials arbitrated by a judge or bench. For example, detectives try to
establish facts and judgments about the past at a crime scene.
Deliberative rhetoric refers to communications that are intended to persuade or discourage a
person to think or act in a certain way. Deliberative rhetoric is about the future–its goal is to
encourage people that if they do or believe something now, things will either be in their favour or
against them. These communications are widespread in political speeches, social justice
campaigns and advertisements.
Epideictic rhetoric is a type of communication we use to praise (or occasionally blame) an
individual for their accomplishments. It is all about the current–it aims to highlight and identify
the qualities and characteristics of a person or thing that make them great (or, sometimes, not
high). When we talk about epideictic rh...