Rhetorical - ages By saying “The people,” the author is making the assumption that everyone in the projects have children at early ages

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A person can distinguish whether a rhetorical device is prejudical or nonprejudical by the way that the author makes the statement. For example, if the author is making an assumption but stating it as a fact, then its prejudical. While a nonprejudical statement would come across to the audience as, “it’s the author’s opinion that…” Prejudical: The people that live in the Projects have children at early
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Unformatted text preview: ages. By saying, “The people,” the author is making the assumption that everyone in the projects have children at early ages. Nonprejudical: Some of the people that live in the Projects have children at an early age. By saying “Some people,” it becomes the authors opinion that there are some people in the projects that have children at an early age....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2010 for the course CRT/205 crt 205 taught by Professor Dorsey during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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