Rhetoric Writing Strategy

Rhetoric Writing Strategy - RHETORIC Speaking and Writing...

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RHETORIC Speaking and Writing with conviction
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Rhetoric Rhetoric is the art and study of the use of language with persuasive effect
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Basic Rhetorical Strategies Lists of three “Government of the people, by the people, for the people” – Abraham Lincoln Rhetorical questions: The speaker asking himself/herself a question
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Basic Rhetorical Strategies Exemplification (s minh h a) : Provide examples or cases in point. Are there examples -- facts, statistics, cases in point, personal experiences, interview quotations -- added to the essay?
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general--> more specific--> most specific the street the main avenue Foothill Avenue a woman a female hero Margaret Sanger a man a male hero Mohatma Gandhi a tree an evergreen tree juniper (Cây bách xù) the college the community college Floren College some people ten people ten college students most general <--more general <--specific
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Basic Rhetorical Strategies Description (s miêu t ) : Detail sensory (belong to the sensitive) perceptions of a person, place, or thing. Does a person, place, or object play a prominent role in the essay?
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Description - Example On one corner of my dresser sits a smiling toy clown on a tiny unicycle--a gift I received last Christmas from a close friend. The clown's short yellow hair, made of yarn (s i ch ), covers its ears but is parted above the eyes. The blue eyes are outlined in black with thin, dark lashes (lông mi) flowing from the brows (lông mày)
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Basic Rhetorical Strategies Comparison and contrast : Discuss similarities and differences. Does the essay contain two or more related subjects? Does it evaluate or analyze two or more
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course HOA SEN UN 01 taught by Professor Mbathienvo during the Spring '11 term at Harvey Mudd College.

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