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CRT 205 week 4 DQ 1 Alternate Answer

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CRT 205 Week 4 DQ 1 Alternate Answer Revisit the PowerPoint ® Presentation section of the McGraw-Hill companion Web site at http://www.mhhe.com/criticalthinking8 for Ch. 4. Examine the examples of rhetorical devices and choose one that either makes an emotional impact on you or sparks your interest. Copy and paste the example into the body of a forum message and include your response to the following question: Why does the example affect you, and what is the statement’s persuasive motive? Comment on the examples provided by your classmates by stating whether and why their examples affect you. Letter to the editor: “We can thank ivory-
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Unformatted text preview: tower professors like Mr. Fosl for all the head-in-the-clouds ideas our society has to content with.” The reason this example of a dysphemism interested me was the blatant rudeness expressed in the statement, seemingly with no remorse. I would say the example shows how people can use rhetorical devices to get a point across, without actually saying it, and in this case, without actually starting a problem. The persuasive motive was a bit of a scare tactic, the author trying to persuade people to the other side of the fence, by intimidating the reader a little bit....
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