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THINKING RHETORICALLYENGL 1100: Chapters 1-3; 10
Rhetoric: The Art & Practice of PersuasionPepsi ad (2017)
Knowing Your Rhetorical SituationWhat must effective writers know something about in order to to define their rhetorical situations?
ExpositionExpositionNarrationNarrationReviewReviewAnalysisAnalysisArgumentRHETORICAL SITUATION: GENRES OF WRITINGWriting to persuadeWriting to informRecounting what happenedEvaluating with evidenceScrutinizing to understandWriters can use more than one genre in a piece of writing, but one always serves as the dominant focusAll genres can include research – or notKeeping your genre in mind as you write helps to shape the content, organization & style of the piece
All writers are responsible for communicatingtheir message to a specific person or groupWriter-based Prose vs. Reader-based ProseAudience types:1.General audience2.Implicit audience3.Explicit audienceAudience factors:1.Knowledge: how familiar with the subject is the reader?2.

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