REW Rhetoric and Writing Studies s07 Sager paper

REW Rhetoric and Writing Studies s07 Sager paper - Hyam 1...

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Hyam 1 Benji Hyam Lecturer Jennifer Sager RWS 200, Section A6 23 January 2007 Persuasion; the most useful tool in society From last semester my idea of rhetoric has changed greatly. Going into last RWS 100, I had no clue what to expect. When I graduated from RWS 100 on the other hand, I came out with an understanding of rhetoric and how to use it in order to give myself an advantage over another in an argument. Rhetoric (the art of persuasion) is around people everyday, whether they know it or not. Some people might have to persuade a teacher to give them a better grade. Other people might be looking at advertisements while watching television, in which people are trying to persuade them to buy something or go see a certain movie. In my case I look for different ways to use the different rhetorical strategies in order to appeal to others emotions. In my situation on Thursday I had to try to make Mrs. Sager appeal to my emotions using pathos. To my misfortune all of my classes were deleted on Web portal and I really needed Mrs.
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