Indeed I would add that pathos
and ethos are sometimes of the same nature, differing
only in degree; love for instance comes under the
head of pathos, affection of ethos; sometimes however
they differ, a distinction which is important for the
peroration, since ethos is generally employed to calm
the storm aroused by pathos. I ought however to
explain what is meant by ethos in greater detail,
since the term is not in itself sufficiently expressive
of its meaning.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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