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Unformatted text preview: Running head: ASSIGNMENT - BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES AND 1 Assignment - Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation Lori J. Babler COM220 August 22, 2010 Rhonda Evans ASSIGNMENT - BIAS, RHETORICAL DEVICES AND 2 Assignment - Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation After careful review of our documentation regarding Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation and both listening and reading the required speech, I found that the speaker used extreme bias towards the subject of his speech. For example, the speaker directly attacks Jim Getty both personally and politically. He accuses Jim Getty of being dishonest and in control of the government of the state for which he currently serves. This is something commonly done in political races as the goal of the speaker is to draw attention away from the running mate and to themselves. Therefore, the intention is to show bias towards his subject and speak favorably on his own behalf. I felt in this speech that it was very effective both in the words chosen and the his own behalf....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course COM220 COM220 taught by Professor Doug during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '10