Dialogue or " Collocution" is the second of seven (7) types of Rhetoric. It is a Form of speech characterized by a spoken conversation between two (2) or more individuals.
The word Dialogue comes from διάλογος (dialogos) meaning “conversation, colloqium” itself derived two (2) words of ancient Greek being διά (dia) meaning “through, inter” and λόγος (logos) meaning “speech, oration, discourse”.
The word Collocution comes from the Latin colloquor meaning "conversation, colloqium, dialogue, conference".
Dialogue is the only form of Rhetoric that is both a form of Logic as a formal method of Dialectic as well as a method of persuasion.
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