CRT 205 Rhetorical Devices

CRT 205 Rhetorical Devices - a slanted view by definitions...

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One of the ways of distinguishing between prejudicial and non-prejudicial use of rhetorical devices is education and acquiring the skills that can identify what is rhetorical. Non-prejudicial rhetorical device can be described as slanting using “euphemisms”. This only means putting a positive spin on a negative expression. Another, Non-prejudicial device is using “weaselers”, it is a device in comparing or betting something is better than the other, sway criticism and slant a claim to improve the outcome of a statement. Prejudicial rhetorical device is the act of not hiding
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Unformatted text preview: a slanted view by definitions by example. This can be explained by grouping people into certain cultural, political, and religious backgrounds and using that as advantage to persuade a viewpoint. “NASCAR fans are all the same they are all pot-belly, chain smoking and beer-drinking and are ignorant in real world politics.” Using this type stereotyping is strong but could be totally inaccurate without creditable facts through research, comparing all NASCAR fans and what could be perceived as a fallacy then the truth....
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course CRT 205 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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