Unformatted text preview: Words like “succulent” and “spicy” appeal to the reader who can recall a similar dining experience. Effective communication occurs when the reader’s image of the food is parallel to the image the food critic wished to produce. In this scenario, the critic seeks to create virtual image that will instill a craving for the real encounter. The words immediately caught my attention and I literally had a virtual experience. (c) When it’s Girl Scout cookie time, Girl Scouts hope to achieve the rhetorical purpose of initiating action by going door-to-door asking individuals to sign their pledge cards and order. It is a widely held belief that Girl Scout Cookies are delicious, but people don’t get to enjoy them until the Girl Scout shows up at their to initiate the action of purchasing the treats....
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- Spring '07
- Girl Scouts of the USA, Cookie, Girl Scout cookie, Girl Scout, rhetorical purpose, college sociology class