partitio

See: division
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Die tradisionele handelingsfases soos proloog, eksposisie, motoriese moment, verwikkeling, klimaks, peripeteia, afwikkeling en epiloog toon dus nie sonder rede nie 'n parallel met die teksdele waarmee retorici gewerk het, naamlik die exordium (inleiding), narratio (vertelling), propositio en partitio (stelling en indeling), argumentatio (argumentasie) en peroratio (slot).
Next, (d) a refutatio or partitio will list the arguments of the speaker and/or the opponent (4.
Speeches, however, do not always use or need every part of the classical division, and Poe's narrator omits a partitio (divisio--division of the issue into its constituent parts).