postulated by American applied linguist Robert B. Kaplan, with regard to language, the theory that diverse languages contain varying rhetorical traits, such as the varying manners in which they build and display an argument.

CONTRASTIVE RHETORIC: "Contrastive rhetoric is more complex than mere grammatical errors- it comprises the intricacies of non-native languages when spoken or written by the non-native speaker."
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