Midterm Reflective - Matt Phares English 102 October 3rd,...

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Matt Phares English 102 October 3 rd , 2008 Midterm Reflective Throughout this half of the semester in English 102 I have learned about pathos, logos, ethos, intrinsic and extrinsic ethos. I now know that pathos is the appeal to the audience’s emotions, and logos it the appeal to logic and facts. Whereas pathos has two different types, which would be intrinsic, an extrinsic ethos, ethos is the credibility of the author. Intrinsic ethos is how the author establishes ethos in his text and extrinsic ethos is the author’s credentials and persona outside of the text. The author uses all of the above to support his claim, a claim is his thesis or point the author is arguing. All of the listed above is what the author uses to create a strong article. Throughout my free writes, I have learned how ethos, pathos, and logos are used not only by other authors but by myself as well. I can now utilize these three concepts in my own writing and not only use them but use them effectively. With the use of pathos, logs, and ethos I can now
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2010 for the course ENGLISH 10 taught by Professor Zook during the Spring '10 term at West Virginia State University.

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Midterm Reflective - Matt Phares English 102 October 3rd,...

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