Eng 1101 Ch 1-4 Summary

Eng 1101 Ch 1-4 Summary - Andrew M. Means Schofer 25 August...

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Andrew M. Means Schofer 25 August 2010 English 1101 Chapter 1 of Everything’s an Argument begins by stating the different purposes of argument. Argument happens for a number of reasons. Humans argue to inform people about a situation, to convince people to take action, to persuade people to take their side, to explore different topics, to make decisions, and to meditate or pray. Then there are academic arguments that are more formal and impersonal than in the public. There are four main questions that people might ask when dealing with arguments. These are questions like Did something happen? What is its nature? What is its quality or cause? What actions should be taken? Arguments cannot be effective without it speaking well to audiences. Aristotle identified three different ways that writers appeal their arguments. These appeals are labeled as Pathos, Ethos, and Logos. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 explain these appeals more in depth respectively.
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Chapter 2 is geared specifically toward Pathos. Pathos is the arguments based
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ENG 1101 taught by Professor Moser during the Fall '08 term at Kennesaw.

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Eng 1101 Ch 1-4 Summary - Andrew M. Means Schofer 25 August...

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