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Unformatted text preview: “Having kids is like having a 24/7 nightclub installed in your brain” Innuendo- suggestive influcene to influence ideas. Loaded question- built into it, usually negative, assumed already true. “How long have you been beating your wife”. Weaslers- linguistic methods that protect a claim. “4 out of 5 dentist surveyed recommend sugarless gum for their patients who chew gum”. Winning if you qualify. Downplayter- serves to make us view someone or something as less important than they are. “So called” Chapter 4 Rhetorical devices;...
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- Fall '07
- Rhetoric, Rhetoric- broad term, Innuendo- suggestive influcene, negative emotional effect, Weaslers- linguistic methods