Anger, despair and fear – psychological keys to human consciousness. Emotional persuasive techniques in ancient historiography – chosen issues Cover Image

Gniew, rozpacz i strach – psychologiczne klucze do ludzkiej świadomości. Emocjonalne techniki perswazyjne w historiografii antycznej – wybrane zagadnienia
Anger, despair and fear – psychological keys to human consciousness. Emotional persuasive techniques in ancient historiography – chosen issues

Author(s): Edyta Gryksa
Subject(s): Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: emotions; anger; desperation; fear; literary studies; Roman historiography;
Summary/Abstract: The role of emotions and feelings is still among the most popular themes in modern discussions. Emotional persuasion was well known in ancient times. Ambiguous statements; facial expression and gesticulation were important factors in personal contact. The article describes some passages from ancient historiography which refer to emotional persuasion; its role and results.

  • Page Range: 93-103
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish