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Name: __________________ Identifying Aristotle’s Triangle Rhetorical Strategies: Ethos, Pathos, Logos Directions : Read the excerpt and decide whether it is an example of ethos, pathos, or logos. Note that most arguments utilize multiple devices, but try to identify which is used predominantly in the excerpted passage. Underneath, explain how the writer/speaker appealed to his/her audience using that rhetorical strategy. 1. Excerpt from “The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy” by Ben Bernanke. August 27th, 2010. "However, although private final demand, output, and employment have indeed been growing for more than a year, the pace of that growth recently appears somewhat less vigorous than we expected. Notably, since stabilizing in mid-2009, real household spending in the United States has grown in the range of 1 to 2 percent at annual rates, a relatively modest pace. Households' caution is understandable. Importantly, the painfully slow recovery in the labor market has restrained growth in labor income, raised uncertainty

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