Unformatted text preview: rhetorical devices? Provide an example of each and comment on the examples posted by your classmates. Prejudicial use of rhetorical devices assumes a fact is true about something without any evidence to back up that belief. It is made with the goal of influencing the audience to believe as the speaker of the statement does. A non-prejudicial statement is one that is made based on facts with no slant to influence the audience one way or the other. A person might distinguish between the prejudicial and non-prejudicial by thinking critically; is the statement based on facts, is there any evidence to back up the belief? Example of a prejudicial statement: The people that live in the projects have children at early ages. This is an assumption that “the people,” meaning everyone in the projects have children at an early age. Example of a non-prejudicial statement: Some of the people that live in the projects have children at and early age....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course CRT 205 crt 205 taught by Professor Darren during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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