Figure Name surrender
Source Ad Herennium (327-328)
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Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain Semantic

1. Surrender is used when we indicate in speaking that we yield and submit the whole matter to another's will (Ad Herennium)


1. " Since only soul and body remain to me, now that I am deprived of everything else, even these, which alone of many goods are left me, I deliver up to you and to your power. You may use and even abuse me * in your own way as you think best ; with impunity make your decision
upon me, whatever it may be ; speak and give a sign — I shall obey." (Ad Herennium)

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Notes Although this figure is often to be used also in other circumstances, it is especially suited to provoking pity.
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Ashwini Namasivayam
Confidence Unconfident
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