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Argument and Persuasion (Unit 6, P. 632)

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  • Q1
    The writer's position on a problem or an issue.
    claim
    30s
  • Q2
    Includes reasons and evidence that help to justify the claim
    support
    30s
  • Q3
    A brief argument that negates objections to the claim that "the other side" is likely to raise
    counterargument
    30s
  • Q4
    Taps into people's desire to belong or be a part of a group.
    bandwagon appeal
    30s
  • Q5
    Everyone supports safer streets. Don't YOU?
    bandwagon appeal example
    30s
  • Q6
    Implies that ordinary people are on "our side" or that a candidate is like a regular person.
    "plain folks" appeal
    30s
  • Q7
    At last, a tax plan created with real families and real budgets in mind.
    "plain folks" appeal example
    30s
  • Q8
    Relies on endorsements from celebrities or satisfied customers.
    testimonial
    30s
  • Q9
    As a well-known television personality, I've played a senator on TV. But candidate Amelia Lopez is the real thing!
    testimonial example
    30s
  • Q10
    connects a product, a candidate, or a cause with a positive image or idea.
    transfer
    30s
  • Q11
    Take pride in being an American. Re-elect Governor Frank.
    transfer example
    30s
  • Q12
    bandwagon, plain folks, testimonial, and transfer
    appeals by association
    30s
  • Q13
    Uses strong feelings, rather than facts and evidence, to persuade.
    emotional appeals
    30s
  • Q14
    Urging the hearer to accept the argument based upon an appeal to emotions, sympathy, etc.
    appeal to pity
    30s
  • Q15
    seeking to persuade through fear
    appeal to fear
    30s

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