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listening to, but his good reputation is being used to persuade you to listen.)I have a degree in biology, so you should believe me when I tell you that you should wash your hands before eating.Whenever we cite a study or an expert or someone famous--or even if we say that we ourselves have a certain expertise--then we are using ethos to persuade the reader.So which rhetorical device should you use in your introduction paragraph? It depends on your essay topic and the type of hook that you plan to use.ExercisesHooksa.Funnel technique (background information as a topic warm up)b.Funnel technique (definition)
11c.Rhetorical questiond.Shocking statistice.Direct quote (of someone who is trusted or admired)f.Personal story (to establish credibility)g.Dramatic story (appeal to pathos)A. Each of the items below is a hook. State what kind of hook you think it is. There is one of each.1.In the words of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (2013), “We have great faith in Emiratis. They are in controlof their own destiny.”52.Who is it that should decide whether the UAE should be a world leader?3.To date, I have established charitable organizations in forty-three countries.4.A drug is any substance that has a physiological effect.5.Over 70% of university graduates in the UAE are women.6.In 2007, my uncle was hit by a drunk driver and suffered the loss of his legs. 7.There are a wide variety of hobbies to choose from in this life. Not all reflect national identity. Falconry, however, does. B. Choose one type of hook and write an example.Type of hook: ________________________________________________________Example:Rhetorical DevicesA. For each of the statements below, state whether you think it is a form of logos (L), pathos (P) or ethos (E). There are three of each.1.If we don’t move soon, we’re all going to die! Can’t you see how dangerous it would be to stay?L P E5 Al Maktoum, M. bin R. (2013). Flashes of thought. Dubai, UAE: Motivate.
122.He is a forensics and ballistics expert for the federal government – if anyone’s qualified to determine the murder weapon, it’s him.L P E3.In 25 years of driving the same route, I haven’t seen a single deer.L P E4.You’ll make the right decision because you have something that not many people do: you have heart.L P E5.As a doctor, I am qualified to tell you that this course of treatment will likely generate the best results.L P E6.More than one hundred peer-reviewed studies have been conducted over the past decade, and none of them suggests that this is an effective treatment for hair loss.L P E7.If my age doesn’t convince you that my opinion matters, at least consider that I am your grandfather and I love you dearly.L P E8.You don’t need to jump off a bridge to know that it’s a bad idea. Why then would you need to try drugs to know if they’re damaging? That’s plain nonsense.

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