The recent State of the Nation Address used colorful words such as 'self-purgation' and 'catharsis.' To the average listener, such exhortative
words may come across as mere rhetoric-delivering shock value but nothing more.
Thirdly, it is appropriate to correlate originality with the theological and exhortative
intentions, expressed through the urges to perseverance and fidelity.
most of these provisions are, it seems unlikely that even a
The power of exemplarity in Roman historiography, then, was used by the historians not only as a pedagogical rhetorical device to explain or illustrate the situation that was being narrated, but also as an exhortative
encouragement to motivate readers into action.
When confronted by this question, the line of argument of La forma adopts an exhortative
and ironic register.
ii) Imperfect indicative with exhortative
function (s'assittasse, taliasse, mi scusasse).
Brutus receives exhortative
anonymous letters which are meant to make him join the republican conspiracy against Caesar.
Esrefoglu's poetry is alternately confessional and exhortative
, exuberant and sober.
Beginning with the exhortative
first line of "Campo I" (and hence the opening of the manuscript)--"[??]Ese camino real abandonado!"--these poems represent the countryside of yore as a space of forsaken authenticity, as if rural paths were worthier roads not taken and now forever lost.
What the literary critics have told us about mythic literature says much about exhortative
discourse, and, from the point of view of rhetoric, I do not think it a mere piety but rather the exact truth to observe that one who has surrendered [oneself] to a masterwork of mythic fiction has become thereby a different [person], for the work has quite literally persuaded [her/him] (35).
This treatise has been rendered into present-day Spanish, while preserving the exhortative
nature of Knox's discourse, particularly observable in long sentences with various subordinates and parenthetical remarks and the profusion of rhetorical questions and exclamations.
789, 798 (1984) (arguing that the value of the duty of care is in its "socializing and exhortative