|Source||Silva Rhetoricae (http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Silva.htm)|
|Synonyms||assumptio, circumductio, assumption|
When paralipsis (stating and drawing attention to something in the very act of pretending to pass it over) is taken to its extreme. The speaker provides full details.
It would be unseemly for me to dwell on Senator Kennedy's drinking or womanizing, or to call your attention to the recent scandal regarding the purported rape at Au Bar where, some have said, he has passed the torch of alcoholism and womanizing to a new generation
|Last Editor||Ashwini Namasivayam|
|Reviewer||Ashley Rose Kelly|