wk1 Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation of Charles F. Kane

Wk1 Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation of Charles F. Kane

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Bias, Rhetorical, Devices and Argumentation of Charles F. Kane The speech portrays in the "Charles Foster Kane Campaign for Governor," is rife and full of bias and fallacies. It had numerous rhetorical devices, yet came across as a very convincing argument for Kane as Governor nonetheless. At the beginning, the speaker had demonstrated a particular bias against the current Governor Jim Getty, by blatantly labeling his rule as “evil domination”. This term indicated bias by the campaigner and in favor of him, depicting himself as an ally of the common man. The campaigner bases his argument on his own personal preference and belief, but did not provide supporting facts to authenticate his comments. The video of the speech, which contains the argumentum and fallacy also known as, the”bandwangon”. The fallacy exhibited here, implies that” Kane” is a friend of the common man or lower class. What they are trying to say, is that because he is a friend of the common man then all common men should chose
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2010 for the course COM 220 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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