Unformatted text preview: textbook. He defiantly did not like his opponent, but the speaker’s viewpoint was all based on prior action by Boss Jim not the speaker’s perspective. The Speaker presents his argument based on attacks on Boss Jim’s character. He dose not point out any single instance of Jim’s supposed illicit acts. He merely attacks the person, which is a huge instance of scapegoating and ad hominen. To address the question of the arguments effectiveness. It was entertaining as well as engaging but it had no substance. You can tell that it came from a movie, and it was written to an audience who would have been aware of all of the surrounding events. There was no meat, no substance....
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- Spring '10
- Rhetoric, Jim Getty, boss jim, boss Jim Getty