COM 220 WEEK 1 BIAS, RHETORIC CHECKPOINT

COM 220 WEEK 1 BIAS, RHETORIC CHECKPOINT - Bias, Rhetorical...

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Bias, Rhetorical Devices 1 Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation Checkpoint By Jonathan Driver Axia College of the University of Phoenix
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Bias, Rhetorical Devices 2 Within the speech chosen for this assignment, I did find examples of bias, fallacies, and specific rhetorical devices. The example of bias I found was when Kane said, “to point out and make public the dishonesty, the downright villainy, of Boss Jim W. Gettys’ political machine.” The reason I say this is bias is because it is an example of political bias even though there is no mention as to which party or such each man is a member of, it is clearly one side against the other. The example above also is an example of a fallacy. To be more specific it is an example of an ad-hominen fallacy. The reason I say this is an ad-hominen is that is seems to personally attack Jim Gettys personally without saying exactly why he is so bad, or why any argument he has made is weak or unsound. There are also examples of the use of rhetorical devices
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