Lines of Argument

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English 101 18:04 Lines of Argument A fortiori: “to the strength”, comparing less and more likely  arguments/outcomes o If an adult can’t understand the teacher, then a child certainly can’t.  o If congress doesn’t obey its own laws, why should we? Use Maxims or Proverbs o Pathos (familiarity) o Cliché o Subvert or alter o Audience  Support a Generalization with Examples Form an Antithesis o Opposite o Give me liberty, or give me death o Children who watch little TV have good grades Use Correlatives o Reciprocal relationships
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Unformatted text preview: o If we stop people from selling drugs, we will stop people form buying them. Partition to Eliminate Options Invert a Position o If we enact trade barriers with other countries, we cant complain if they do the same. Compare Public and Private Motives o Ad hominem Characterization Emphasize How Unlikely Something Is Argue on the Basis of Consistency Argue on the Basis of Equality o A=B=C o Animal Cruelty=Misdemeanor o Running a Stop Sign=Misdemeanor 18:04 18:04...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ENGL ENGL101 taught by Professor Esprit during the Fall '09 term at Maryland.

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