Diaporesis: Deliberating with oneself as though in doubt over some matter; asking oneself (or rhetorically asking one’s hearers) what is the best or appropriate way to approach something [=aporia].
What should we do? I’ve examined many alternatives and cannot come up with a suitable plan.
What should we do? I spent hours brainstorming with our biggest fans, but still, I can’t find the answer.
What should we do? I know: take a long break (maybe a week) and then come back at it.
See you later!
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu). Bracketed text added by Gorgias.