What are Rhetorical Devices?

A rhetorical device is a way in which a writer or speaker can use fun phrases or thoughts to express an idea to the listener that will persuade them to actually think or visual the topic a bit differently. Examples would be: ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.’ (similie) or Martin Luther King, Jr’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in which he used the phrase ‘I have a dream’ (repetition) or ‘Jumbo Shrimp’ (oxymoron). Look here for more information: