CRT 205 week 4 DQ 1 - name appears on our list of winners...

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CRT 205 Week 4 DQ 1 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. Open this envelope and you’ll get a check for three million dollars, if your
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Unformatted text preview: name appears on our list of winners Why does the example affect you, and what is the statements persuasive motive? This example affects me because it is a marketing scheme that happens all the time. I call it "junk mail." The statement's persuasive motive is to persuade the reader to open the envelope, and then probably try to sell them something, or have some type of ulterior motives. Although the last part of the example is very important, they chose to stick it at the end, hoping the reader would skip over it and just open the envelope. This is best describes as a weasler....
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