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Running head: BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES AND ARGUMENTS 1 Bias, Rhetorical devices and Arguments Kelli Lorenc COM/220 April 3, 2011 Christina Nelson
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BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES AND ARGUMENTS 2 Bias, Rhetorical devices and Arguments In the speech “Charles Foster Kane Campaigns for Governor” is full of bias, fallacies, and rhetorical devices, and Kane still has a convincing argument for him to become governor. The campaigner that introduces Kane uses political bias by saying that the Jim Getty’s (he is the current governor) is ruling thru evil domination. Although the Campaigner is in favor of Kane, he is biased by depicting him a common man. Kane starts off his speech by addressing his audience, attacking his opponent by using various fallacies of illogical argument. First he starts off with blaming “boss Jim W. Getty and his political machine” the techniques used here is intended to make himself appear stronger, in his views and, political agendas. This type of fallacy is called
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