February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010 - ENG112 February 5, 2010 ETHOS: Ethical...

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ENG112 February 5, 2010 ETHOS : Ethical mode of persuasion has to do with the character, credentials, and persona of the writer. required the writer to persuade the audience that you are honest and have the reader’s best interest at heart. best way to back it up is to support your argument. don’t pick topics based solely on ethics, must back it up with facts! PATHOS : Pathetic (or passionate) mode of persuasion the more passionate you are about the topic, the better your argument will be LOGOS : Logical mode of persuasion what we should use in this course = appeal t the reader on the basis of reasons (logic) AND evidence i.e. You need both LOGIC + EVIDENCE ARGUMENT, ARG There are 4 principle modes of argument (logos) 1. Argument by EXAMPLE 2. Argument by EVIDENCE 3. Argument by AUTHORITY (e.g. quoting a famous expert) 4. Argument by ANALOGY (“x” is like “y”) ENG112 March 3, 2010 Pathos =1 Poor children prevent their mothers from finding work, and, when adult ,support civil
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course ENGL 112 taught by Professor Fox during the Spring '09 term at UBC.

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February 5, 2010 - ENG112 February 5, 2010 ETHOS: Ethical...

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