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Guide to Kairos in Rhetoric: How to Use Kairos to Communicate

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 1 min read

Sometimes a speech, a quote, an event, or a work of art seems to come at exactly the right time. It may not have actually been timed for a particular event, yet it lands at the opportune moment. The ancient Greeks had a word to describe such timeliness: kairos.