Unformatted text preview: interpretations to criticism by others, thus increasing our chances of reaching more correct interpretations. Logos logical reasoning Pathosrefers to the appeal writers sometimes make to the reader’s emotions Ethos ethical appeal, refers to the writer’s attempt to present him or herself as an ethical or credible person A successful argument is built around the writer’s: 1. anticipation of possible objections to his or her position 2. reasonable explanations about why these objections do not disprove the original thesis...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Patterson during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.
- Spring '07