Crt 201 Ex5-1

Crt 201 Ex5-1 - CRT201 Q: Exercise51

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CRT 201  Exercise 5-1 Q: You will want to recognize when someone is using rhetorical slanting devices to influence your attitudes and beliefs.  Let’s see if you can identify some of the more common devices. Select the  best  answer.  1. “His nose, however, is his redeeming feature: It is pronounced straight and well-formed; though I myself  should have liked it better if it did not possess a somewhat spongy, porous appearance, as though it had  been cleverly formed out of a red coloured cork.” —Anthony Trollope , Barchester Towers 1. rhetorical analogy 2. rhetorical definition 3. rhetorical explanation 4. loaded question 5. not a slanter 2. Larry Kudlow, of  Kudlow and Cramer  on CNBC (in an  American Spectator  interview): “[Former Treasury  secretary] Bob Rubin’s a smart guy, a nice man, but he hates tax cuts. To listen to Rubin on domestic issues,  you could just die. He’s a free-spending left-winger.” Which category applies best to the last phrase of the  quotation? 1. rhetorical analogy 2. stereotype 3. downplayer 4. loaded question 5. not a slanter 3.
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Crt 201 Ex5-1 - CRT201 Q: Exercise51

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