COM 220 Week 1 Assignment - Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation

COM 220 Week 1 Assignment - Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation

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Unformatted text preview: COM 220 Bias Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation Assignment After reviewing American Rhetoric i have analyzed the speeches and made a few conclusions. In the first paragraph i can see the Is-ought problem fallacy in what the speaker is saying. He feels as though the evil domination is the something wrong and that Foster Kane can change it to the way it ought to be. He doesnt exactly address the argument probably being that the clip doesn't give all the information. This argument wouldn't be affective to a listener who thinks objectively of Foster Kane. In the first paragraph of foster Kane's speech he shows the expression of doubt rhetorical by stating that "until a few weeks ago I had no hope of being elected". He then uses the asyndeton rhetoric by stating "the downright villainy". In the third paragraph he uses the anadiplosis rhetoric by doubling back to the statement The working man", this seems to be an attempt to focus his argument at that point. In the last sentence of that same paragraph Kane uses attempt to focus his argument at that point....
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COM 220 Week 1 Assignment - Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation

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