Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation

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Unformatted text preview: Running head: BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES, AND ARGUMENTATION 1 Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation COM/220 January 23, 2011 BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES, AND ARGUMENTATION 2 Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation I just kept thinking to myself what makes Jim W. Getty an evil person? What makes him so dishonest? What makes him a bad governor? At no point during this speech were those answers ever addressed. Kane would have presented a more sound, valid argument if he would have talked about the facts at which make Jim W. Getty a bad governor. He used emotional fallacies and rhetorical devices during this speech, I cannot directly name each individual device because I am still learning which device means what. I think I did ok but I know that this speech plays on the emotional statuses of the voters especially those that feel that they are underpaid, underprivileged, or underfed. I am sure that there were lots of people in 1941 that had those exact feelings and he was trying his best to capture those feelings and win...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ENGLISH COM/220 taught by Professor Karenforeman during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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