05 September 2008

Rhetorical Advice from poet Kahil Gibran (Middle Eastern Literature)

"Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'"

Gibran is warning the aspiring rhetorical and composition student by insisting on the realization that there are other ways of seeing and thinking. There is never one truth, but many truths, that can be explored and expanded upon in order to achieve a greater understanding.

English majors and English lovers, when researching, never forget the thoughts and truths that you bring to the text.

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