Quintillian on the Teaching of Speaking and Writing: Translations from Books One, Two and Ten of the Institutio oratoria (Landmarks in Rhetoric and Public Address)
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- Publication Date:October 19, 1987
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Quintilian's method is based on the interrelationship between speaking, reading, and writing. Murphy lists and defines the main elements that appear in the "Institutio oratorio. "Each of these elements--Precept, Imitation, Composition Exercises, Declamation, and Sequencing--is further subdivided according to goals and exercises. The first two books of the "Institutio oratorio "concern the early education of the orator, with the focus on the interplay between seen-language and heard-language. Book Ten is an adult's commentary on the instruction of rhetoric. It involves itself primarily with "facilitas, "the readiness to use language in any situation.
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