Definitions for "Rhetorical question"
Keywords:  answer, question, posed, asks, audience
A question posed for effect without expectation of a reply: Who can tell what will happen
a trope; a question not intended to be answered.
a question that is not intended to be answered directly. Writers and speakers may use a rhetorical question to frame an argument they are about to make or to call attention to something. Rhetorical questions are often used sarcastically or ironically; for example, when a parent asks, “Just what do you think you’re doing?” a literal answer is usually not what is being requested.
Keywords:  questi, speech, figure, form
a figure of speech in the form of a questi