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    sabz is offline Newbie
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    What does "rhetoric language" mean? I found it in a text about English Literature in the 16th century.
    I'm reading old English texts and poems and I find many difficult and strange words that don't exist in any dictionary! How can I understand such texts????
    I mean is there any dictionary to translate these old words??

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    Rhetoric is the art of using language effectively. Here's a dictionary of rhetorical terms:
    Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric

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