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Unformatted text preview: After I had given my mom statistics and facts, and have her full attention, I then began to use pathos to get on her emotional side. I told her more money would help me live more comfortably away from home and that I don’t have the luxury of eating her “delicious cooking” anymore. I want her to feel sympathetic towards me. Hopefully this will be one of the determining factors in her decision. I started with a strategy: Ask mom for the right amount of money and ask her in a way that will best persuade her to acknowledge my request. The use of rhetorical appeals and problem solving strategies that I have learned in this class helped me to persuade my mother to allow me the extra money I so desperately need. Hopefully I will be rewarded with this $25 because of the argumentative strategies I used in the email....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course ENGL 1102 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08