Rhetoric questionadmin / February 11, 2019
Rhetoric question, of course, is a popular stylistic device too. It is a positive or negative statement in the form of the question. It is emotionally colored, it differs from an ordinary question because it does not imply for any answer. Rhetoric question is used to draw the listener’s attention to a certain point in the speech.
“So what does that mean in practice? What are the steps that banks need to take if they to reflect better the values of the British people – the values of their customers? It starts with transparency” / Ed Miliband’s speech on ‘one-nation banking’, 03/02/2012.