Please choose a topic you feel strong about and feel out the other.
Identifying Rhetorical Strategies: Logos, Pathos, and Ethos Rhetoric: The art of using language persuasively and effectively Logos = Logic The use of logic, rationality, and critical reasoning to persuade. Logos appeals to the mind. Logos seeks to persuade the reader intellectually. Some Examples of Logos Appeal to the mind/intellect Draw from philosophy and logic Facts Statistics If, then… statements Definitions of terms Explanation of ideas Cause and effect Details that come from objective reporting Logical reasons and explanations Assignment #2: Identifying Rhetorical Strategies Choose something about which you feel really strongly: __________________. Step 2: What counter-arguments do people generally have to your point of view: Step 3: Considering the video and the examples provided above, list at least three types of logical, rational ways in which you intend to support your argument: Step 4: Now, here’s the difficult part – FIND YOUR SUPPORT. Get the statistics, examples, quotes, facts, etc. to support this argument. Use at least three different sources. Quote these findings below: Final Step: Using HYPERLINK “http://www.easybib.com” Easybib.com, create a works cited page to document your sources