summary & paraphrase .docx - Alexis Fletcher ENG 1100 Emily Thompson October 18th 2018 From Rhetoric Summary Paraphrase Activity Aristotle wrote the

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Alexis Fletcher ENG 1100 Emily Thompson October 18 th , 2018 From Rhetoric Summary & Paraphrase Activity Aristotle wrote the short essay, “From Rhetoric”, throughout the essay, he talks about how rhetoric is a different way of observing persuasion. One type of rhetoric is used, whereas the other has to be invented. There are 3 types of rhetoric; proof based, control audience point of views and personal character of the author or speaker. Persuasion should be achieved while the speaker is talking, not based on what they look like. Persuasion should bring emotion for people listening or reading. Finally, persuasion is most effective through speech. There is also three ways effective persuasion; to be logical, understand humans, understand emotions.
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Unformatted text preview: There are 3 types of persuasion through speaking. The first one is based on character, more specifically, personal. The second is to be able to control how the audience thinks and the last one is based on proof or possible proof. If someone sounds like they know what they are talking about, we are more likely to believe them based on their personal character. This type of persuasion should be based on what they say, not how they look or act. Some people believe that personal character has nothing to do with persuasion, and that character is the most effective method of persuasion. Persuasion can also happen through emotion of the audience. And finally, persuasion happens through what message is actually being conveyed based on the topic....
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