Persuasion via Rhetoric Quiz I - emotional response to the...

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Persuasion via Rhetoric Quiz I Yolanda Campos Results Reporter Out of 3 questions, you answered 3 correctly with a final grade of 100% 3 correct (100%) 0 incorrect (0%) 0 unanswered (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a This is the correct answer.. 1 CORRECT An argument's logical force can be effectively enhanced by the use of rhetoric. A) True B) False Feedback: Only emotive force can be effectively enhanced by rhetoric. 2 CORRECT An argument's persuasive force can be effectively enhanced by the use of rhetoric. A) True B) False Feedback: Although the logic of an argument is unaffected by rhetoric, rhetoric slants the focus of, and the
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Unformatted text preview: emotional response to, the content of the argument. The psychological force of what is being asserted is strongly influenced by how things are presented, or slanted. 3 CORRECT It is fair to say that euphemisms can sometimes be helpful and constructive. A) True B) False Feedback: It is sometimes compassionate to use a euphemism when addressing the bereaved. An example: using passed-away, instead of "He sure became road kill in that car crash". As long as one is not intending to deceive, it seems an ethical thing to do to couch one's terms in softer wording--euphemisms....
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