Journal Response #2

Journal Response #2 - Andrew M Means Schofer 25 August 2010...

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Andrew M. Means Schofer 25 August 2010 English 1101 Pathos is the arguments based on emotion, and it has the root of “Passion.” Words and images already can arouse emotions. However, when a speaker adds passion and excitement into an argument, they can move their audiences to agree with the speaker more easily. Typically, arguments based on emotion are more effective when you are persuading more than arguing. Another way to connect to the audience is by using emotions to build bridges. You want to put the audience in the shoes of the situation especially when it is a tough situation so they can think “Yeah! I can agree with that.” Finally, you want to use emotions and humor to sustain an argument. It can suspend certain judgments and prejudices that would show up faster with sober writing. These elements are the essentials of arguing using emotions. Next, Ethos is the arguments based on ethics and character. Before you are able to follow someone, you have to be able to trust him/her. They have to be a person of
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