ch4quiz2 - Out of 23 questions you answered 15 correctly...

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Out of 23 questions, you answered 15 correctly with a final grade of 65% 15 correct (65%) 8 incorrect (35%) 0 unanswered (0%)
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Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a . 1 CORRECT Which of the following descriptions best captures the difference between a euphemism and a dysphemism? A) A dysphemism is employed to create a negative effect on a reader's attitude and a euphemism is employed to create a positive effect on a reader's attitude. B) A dysphemism is a form of rhetoric but a euphemism is not. C) A euphemism is employed to create a negative effect on a reader's attitude and a dysphemism is employed to create a positive effect on a reader's attitude. D) A euphemism is a form of rhetoric but a dysphemism is not. Feedback: Most of the things we say convey a positive or negative spin because we generally attach positive or negative values to the issues we talk about. Rarely there are the 'Mr. Spock types' who pride themselves on riding their language of emotive value. So, euphemisms and dysphemisms abound. Choose the type of rhetorical device below that best fits the following description. 2 CORRECT This rhetorical device is a thought or image about a group of people based upon little or no evidence. A) Loaded question B) Downplayer C) Hyperbole D) Horse laugh E) Proof Surrogate F) Euphemism G) Weaseler H) Stereotype I) Innuendo
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Dysphemism Feedback: Whether it is being used in a compliment or an insult, stereotypes are not accurate representations of reality. 3 CORRECT This rhetorical device allows someone to insinuate something deprecatory about someone or something without actually saying it. A) Loaded question B) Downplayer C) Hyperbole D) Horse laugh E) Proof Surrogate F) Euphemism G) Weaseler H) Stereotype I) Innuendo J) Dysphemism Feedback: A person who does not make an insulting claim directly is not innocent if he asserts it through innuendo. 4 CORRECT This rhetorical device is phrased as a question that rests upon one or more unwarranted or unjustified assumptions. A)
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2010 for the course CRT 205 crt 205 taught by Professor Darren during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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ch4quiz2 - Out of 23 questions you answered 15 correctly...

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