1-9-17-08.b - o FORENSIC Speeches of remembrance on 9/11 o...

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Com 204 Lecture 10-1-08 Other Aristotelian Terms Enthymemes : condensed or rhetorical syllogism (something missing that the audience is meant to supply –involved) Species of rhetoric based on audience: Ceremonial / Epideictic / Panegyric o If audience is an observer o To praise or censure o Focus: honor or dishonor o Speaker must know the DEEDS of the subject Example: Eulogy Forensic / Judicial o If audience is a judge of what has been done in the PAST o To attack or defend o Focus: justice or injustice o Speaker must know the FACTS of the case Examples: court room, crisis communication, protest Political / Deliberative o If audience is a judge of what should be done in the FUTURE o To do or not to do o Focus: expediency or harm of proposal o Speaker must know the RESOURCES involved Examples: bail-out bill, presidential campaigns/elections, sorority/committee meeting, call-outs Which??
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Unformatted text preview: o FORENSIC Speeches of remembrance on 9/11 o CEREMONIAL Grade appeal o FORENSIC Short speech trying to get people involved in a student organization o POLITICAL Classic Syllogism All men are mortal. Socrates is a man. Socrates is mortal. **As an enthymeme: Socrates is mortal, for all men are. If Socrates is man, he is mortal. Epilogue / Conclusion 1. Make the audience like you and dislike your opponent Ethos 2. Magnify or minimize the leading facts Logos 3. Excite the required state of emotion in your hearers Pathos 4. Refresh their memories For Recitation: Find a comic that is enthymematic (not all are) Not from the Exponent www.gocomics.com One-sentence explanation of why it is an enthymeme Make a copy of the cartoon (or cut it out) and turn it in with your explanation...
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