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Rhetorica (2016) 34 (4): 339–371.
Published: 01 November 2016
... classical Arabic tropes of metaphor ( istiʿāra ) and comparison ( tashbīh ) to suit the new exigencies of a New Persian literary culture. In reversing the relation between metaphor and comparison enshrined in Arabic aesthetics, Rādūyānī concretized the Persian contribution to the global study of literary...
Rhetorica (2014) 32 (2): 148–164.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “comparison,” which Aristotle, Cicero, and Quintilian all theorize as a subtype of example. Taken together, their rhetorical theories suggest that arguments by comparison are hypothetical, contentious, indirect, interrogative, and frequently deceptive. Moreover, Aristotle, Cicero, and Quintilian all theorize...