Figurer la dystopie pour éclairer l’utopie : une fonction de l’exemple historique // [Telling Distopia to Shed a Light on Utopia: a Rhetorical Function of Historical Examples]

In this paper, dystopia is analyzed as the storytelling of a historical example in its function of guide towards utopia. Enigma and amplification as rhetorical figures are analyzed from two case studies that carry on a different link with oral memory.