* A)Fact, Definition, Cause, Value, Policy * B) Support, Questions, Warrants, Characteristic, Argument * C)Proof, Argument, Cause, Policy, Support * D)Questions, Definition, Warrants, Proof, Fact 3. What are claims about value? * A) Claims made of what something worth * B) Argue that one person caused another thing to occur * C) What the definition of something is a settled fact * D) Argue against a certain policy approach to a problem 4. What is Claims of Definition? * A) Definition help categorize your topic * B) value involve judgments, appraisals and evaluations * C) State or assert that something is the case * D) the regard that something is held to deserve 5.
Analyze the Rhetoric Parts of an Argument to Consider * Identify the situation. * Identify the writer’s purpose. * Identify the major claim and supporting claims. * Identify the audience. Appeals to Logos = Appeal to reason * Consistency of argument * Clarity in asserting a thesis or point * Quality of reasons/evidence used in support of the point Appeals to Ethos = Appeal to Ethos by presenting writer as credible, knowledgeable, and trustworthy * Do your homework: know your subject.
Analytical Reading: 1. During your second or third reading, circle any words or phrases that stand out to you. What is important about them? Do they draw your attention because they evoke an emotional response? Is the writer trying to convince you to view something in a particular way?
Finally, and most importantly, describe how the ad combines ethos, pathos, and logos to manipulate the viewer both using emotional and logical appeals. Do they work together successfully or not to create a clear
Is it possible to doubt everything or almost everything? Does a person have an obligation to use ethical and moral reasoning when examining ones beliefs. Are there beliefs you possess that cannot be challenged or shown to be false? How might the skeptic respond to your claim that such a belief cannot be doubted? Identify one such specific belief and present your response to the skeptic.
Why is this important? * Some of the ways the sender might receive feedback from their messages are often the same as the receiver; facial expressions, body language or verbal acknowledgment. This affects the sender and the message by either having a positive or negative effect, depending on the feedback given by the receiver on the content of the message. This important because it effects the context of the message. * * Which step in the communication process do you consider to be the most important?
Can you find a specific subject that relates to some (or all) of both the positive and negative core values you identified? 4. How will you authenticate your credibility? Why are you able to speak about this subject? How will you convince your audience to accept your thesis as logical?
If the author has done their job correctly they will have supplied enough supporting evidence to either strengthen the audiences original beliefs (in the author’s favor) or to dissuade them to reconsider what they once held as true. This act of passing judgment, “the act of appraising, discriminating, sorting, adapting, transforming, and applying ideas”(Gage 76) can only be accomplished by a reader who has kept an open mind. An objective reader may find that some of his or her previously held beliefs conflict with those of the author. Such diversity in belief is a prelude to new thought processes, a catalyst to inspire alternative points of view, without them the types of respectful argument that inspire new ideas would wilt and the world would be left with the blandness of a singular idea. Such singular ideas are what intolerant readers hold near and dear to their hearts, they are the easy convictions that do not change because the reader does not allow them to do so.