And clearly emphasizing the use of rhetoric as a tool for persuasion rather than analysis as a means of furthering comprehension. Very much in keeping with modern trends in argument where it matters not if what is said is true as long as enough people accept it as such.
A greater familiarity with classical lit can aid in fixing that.
I went to a number of pretty good schools. Yes, analysis and comprehension are both valuable, but when making an argument, I use a persuasive voice. I'm sure you don't, because I'm not persuaded by you.
Oh absolutely Hoaxter! Like I said, I didn't mention everyone because I was only addressing this particular thread in present time. There are many more to mention, but I would end up leaving someone out inadvertently.