CRE101 - Lesson 7 - Assignment 7 - backup

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CRE101 College Critical Reading Lesson 7 - Assignment 7 This assignment is worth 25 points. To move between questions, do not use the tab key. Doing so will highlight and delete text as you start typing. Instead, use your mouse to place the cursor where you need to type. Please make sure you have answered all questions prior to submitting. Once you click the submit button, you will not be able to return to this section. 1 of 1 Read Part 1 and Part 2 before you work on this assignment. Part 1. The objective for this assignment is for you to increase your skills in identifying and analyzing fallacies in arguments. Read the following directions and reflect on the key concepts in this lesson. Refer to these concepts in your answers. FIND a total of five different examples of fallacies. You should submit only one of any kind of fallacy; do not submit two or more of one kind of fallacy. Include five examples of fallacies of language from the following list: accent, amphiboly, equivocation, euphemism, ambiguity, rhetorical question or weasel words. Find these examples in advertisements. You can easily find these in magazines or newspapers. Write a brief description of the ad and copy the exact words that contain the fallacy. The emphasis in this assignment is your ability to identify and explain the fallacies; you do not need to send a copy of the advertisement itself. http://www.don-lindsay-archive.org/skeptic/arguments.html http://www.philosophypages.com/lg/e06c.htm
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http://www.fallacyfiles.org/index.html accent, amphiboly, equivocation , euphemism, ambiguity , rhetorical question or weasel words Five Fallacies: The first fallacy I found is in an advertisement from the Maxim, October 2010 issue. The advertisement is about Camel Snus Tobacco pouches. This advertisement shows the fallacy weasel wording by using the phrase, “Smoke-
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course CRE 101 taught by Professor Barbaragaston during the Spring '11 term at Rio Salado.

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