I decided to write my term project and presentation for English class on Augustine’s writing style in his Confessions.
I had no idea what I was getting into. Turns out Augustine is a super highly trained rhetorician and his works are intensely more structured then I would have ever thought they were.
And it also turns out that a professor here at CBU wrote a 200+ page doctoral dissertation on what I will be attempting to write in 6 pages.
And now I’m stuck reading Cicero in a pitiful attempt to understand Augustinian rhetoric.