class notes 329 - Loaded language o Emotionally loaded...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Loaded language o Emotionally loaded words o Used to appeal to an audiences emotions o Used to avoid the audience thinking about an issue being discussed o Fallacy occurs if use dot inflame emotions OR to obscure thinking Technical language o Used to impress o Used to create confusion o Used to intimidate the audience o Remember to define your words Hasty Generalization o You reach a conclusion based on too few examples o You are expected to take the limited information and assume that all the rest are similar. Transfer o Assume because 2 things are alike or related in some way, they are alike or related in other ways as well Faulty Cause o If 2 events occur within a brief amount of time of each other, some may assume that the first caused the second. o You must rule out all other causes before you can make this assumption. Appeal to an irrelevant authority o Only legitimate if an authority is relevant to the issue or situation at hand. o
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course COMM 130 taught by Professor Wenson during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

Page1 / 2

class notes 329 - Loaded language o Emotionally loaded...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online