ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 8 Illustration

ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 8 Illustration - trends: often time...

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Illustration ENGL 1301
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Types of Examples Personal Experiences Observations Readings
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Appropriate Examples Relevance: Examples actually  support general statement “Ad hominem”—irrelevant attack based on  personality, not on argument or facts Representative: Examples display  feature(s) you’re illustrating
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Number of Examples Representative type of  person or experience = one  example Trend = several examples Comparing two things = at  least two examples Series of examples to make  claim stick = many examples
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Organizing Examples A single extended example: often  narrative Sets of examples that trace 
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Unformatted text preview: trends: often time sequence Different individuals/things that have some characteristics to different extents: most to least or reverse Sometimes any arrangement Large number of examples: grouped into categories Ethical Issues with Illustration Prejudice: single example defines a whole group Hasty generalization: one example is usually not sufficient to prove something Prejudice is related to stereotyping Stereotyping: attaching one or more supposed characteristics to a group or one of its members in a reductive way...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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