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Unformatted text preview: appealing to the working man. I think the rhetorical device used was hyperbole. The example in the speech was Jim Gettys has something less than a chance. Every straw vote, every independent poll shows that I'll be elected. Now I can afford to make some promises! I feel this statement is an exaggeration. I feel he addressed arguments saying he wasnt making promises. Then in the last statement he make one promise, to get rid of competitor. I do not feel his argument was effective. I think he tried to put some promises out there and just not word them as promises. The paragraph before his one promise paragraph pretty much promised the working man that he would get their interest in mind and make life better for them....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course HCR 220 ? taught by Professor ? during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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