ENG101_RhetAnalysisExplained2.pptx - Rhetorical Analysis Rhetoric The use of spoken or written words as well as visuals to persuade inform educate or

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Rhetorical Analysis Rhetoric: The use of spoken or written words, as well as visuals, to persuade, inform, educate, or entertain.
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Rhetorical Situation Context Author Audience Purpose Topic
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Context Surrounding conditions: the circumstances or events that form the environment within which something exists or takes place A setting A time period A language A culture The rest of the text Other material written on the subject: the forest
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Voice & Tone Voice- personality of the writing diction, syntax, and punctuation “the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road Tone- the writer’s attitude towards the topic, the audience, and more Ironic, disrespectful, sarcastic, serious, formal, angry
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3 Rhetorical Appeals
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