Every writer desires to write more effectively, every speaker wishes to deliver more powerful orations, and every person wants to communicate more clearly. Those who achieve clarity and effectiveness usually stumble upon it eventually over many years of practice and repetition. Rhetoric makes this process more efficient and effective by providing writers or speakers with the tools to analyze and improve upon their own formal communication. This resource contains over 400 rhetorical devices and definitions. These devices are the music notes of communication. Their study and proper use allow individuals to intricately orchestrate their thoughts and ideas into clear and beautiful statements, sentences, and speeches.