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Unformatted text preview: Doing so completely negates their whole purpose of the writing. Knowing who your audience is another important thing to remember. Don’t try explaining current fashion trends in teenagers to the elderly in a nursing home. Chances are they probably could care less about current trends. Instead, maybe inform them on social security options and benefits. Using humor in arguments is a good way to ease the tension in intense situation. If the audience is a group of people are feeling down or depressed, a short joke could easily start off a conversation and help them feel better. Knowing when and how to persuade using emotions has to be the most important factors in arguments. Learning these tricks can by complicated and difficult at times. With enough practice it will become easier and easier over time....
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This essay was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course ENGLISH 105 taught by Professor Shengyuwang during the Fall '06 term at Iowa State.
- Fall '06