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Unformatted text preview: 2. I think that ethos is most important. A good speaker has creditability, but to get their message to as many people as possible, the speaker must be connectable to some extent. When people feel like they can connect with the speaker, they tend to find the positive things in the speech that would reinforce their view of the speaker/topic. 3. When I was a kid, I was the only boy in a family of three girls and my mom, so I had to be persuasive if I wanted something. I am persistent and I don’t give up easily. I try to connect with people so they will actually listen to what I am trying to say, and then I use logic to show them my side. I like to be the voice of reason, so situations don’t get out of hand. 4. I think my persuasiveness comes from ethos and pathos, but the better part of it comes from logos. I tend to find the logic in most everything I do....
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- Spring '08
- Rhetoric, medical care, Short Answer Assignment, Orin McMillen, F. Kennedy speak