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Unformatted text preview: he invitingly called out to me to come here what he had to say. Once I arrived, he confidently explained his cause, articulating his syllables, using proper grammar and professional sounding words. He put emotion and character into his words, including some humor. He connected to me in a way that I needed to fill out his survey. This connection came because of his effective use of rhetoric. This same use of rhetoric can be used in an English class. The use of rhetoric in an English class has the same connection as the Oxford Street Fair. A writer can use the same techniques as a speaker, putting emotion and character into writing. Writing is just as much communicating as talking. A writer is at their best when their words are powerful, correct, and meaningful. This use of rhetoric produces truly outstanding literature, and hopefully high marks. This is how I view rhetoric....
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Patterson during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.
- Spring '07