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    Rhetorical Devices

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    An editorial cartoon is one of the most powerful and widely used pieces of literature; it has the ability to voice the opinion of the author in a variety of useful and creative ways. One of the many famous techniques that artists use in editorial cartoons to convey their ideas to their audience is through the use of rhetorical devices. These rhetorical devices play a key role in illustrating some of the problems that people have and are currently facing historically, socially, politically and religiously. This device is also used to convince the viewer to look at many important topics from a different perspective. Many artists have their own ideologies about different topics around the world and some people may disagree with these specific

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    In multiple news outlets today, one can find a plethora of rhetorical devices in a single segment. In each instance, the anchor, reporter, or tv personality is attempting to sway viewers’ opinions in subtle and unsubtle ways. Rhetorical devices are used for almost any topic, especially politics. The following examples were found in the MSNBC article over the price increase of the EpiPen written by Steve Benen on August 25, 2016, and a transcript of the Bresch Interview given with the essay prompt. The four rhetorical devices were a dysphemism, a rhetorical analogy, repetition, and a rhetorical explanation.

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    Rhetorical Mode

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    “Rhetorical Mode” is just a fancy way of saying “the way the author presents the subject.” Rhetorical Mode is related to organization and structure as well as to rhetorical strategies. Inductive, Deductive, Abductive, practical, and enthymeme are multiple types of Argument. An enthymeme is an argument that doesn’t give you enough information between the thesis and the conclusion.

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    Google rhetorical address meaning AllImagesNewsVideosMapsMore SettingsTools About 1,880,000 results (0.55 seconds) Search Results Rhetoric | Definition of Rhetoric by Merriam-Webster https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhetoric Definition of rhetoric. 1 : the art of speaking or writing effectively: such as. a : the study of principles and rules of composition formulated by critics of ancient times.

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    Conor Dooling 20 March 2017 ENGL COMP 2, 8 A.M Rough Draft Rhetorical Analysis Psychological Imbalance Eating disorders can be classified as many different characteristics that affect a person’s mind and body. This mental illness distresses people of any age, gender, race and ethnicity of any group in society. A person who suffers from this illness has abnormal or disturbed eating habits. Eating disorders will result in a life time of psychologist help along with medication to maintain the illness from progressing.

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    Rhetorical appeals reveal the hidden message the character is trying to convey. The rhetoric also highlights the character’s emotions, feelings and the significance of the text. It allows readers to gain a better understanding of the characters. Arthur Miler, the author of The Crucible, highlights the importance of mass hysteria through rhetorical appeals. John Proctor, the tragic hero is a loyal, honest, and kind-hearted individual.

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    Rhetorical Discourse

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    1. My parents and I wanted to my sister come in USA and to study her Master’s degree here. She was one of the best student in her university. She is talented and smart girl.

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    Rhetorical Analysis

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    Past leaders such as Andrew Jackson, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Marc Antony are evidence that society does not reward morality and good character in leadership. Society is drawn to leaders that have good rhetoric, propaganda, and charismatic personalities, and society supports them despite their immorality. Society is concerned about stability more than the morality of their leaders and will support immoral leaders in times of crisis to provide stability. In history there have been multiple leaders that have used rhetoric, propaganda and charismatic personalities to gain power, despite their morals.

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    Rhetorical Analysis An ad that takes up less than half of a page, boxed off by a white boarder, letting the viewer almost see the other side of the page. The only thing blocking this is a photo of three young women dressed up for a tea party. It is an ad for the Lamarca Prosecco, a brand that sells sparkling wine (Prosecco). Lamarca is a company that uses the need for affiliation and prominence to market their sparkling wine.

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    A Rhetorical Analysis

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    Giving a speech whether being for the public or not, offers personal, professional, and public benefits for the individual. The individual might find it easier to obtain a profession, build better relationships amongst peers, or even propel social movements by carefully constructing and delivering a well thought out speech. A speech needs to be excellent in order to do such things; it needs to have a clear concise thesis, a preview statement, a great organizational pattern, supporting material, memory, delivery and good representation of oneself. Thus, during the process of constructing and delivering a speech, one must have those aspects. This will ensure the speaker will deliver a powerful and moving speech.

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    Throughout our lives, we are faced with challenges that require us to persuade the trust and support of our peers and followers. Whether speaking or writing, we can earn this certitude through the manipulation of rhetorical strategies. In his speech, the Inquisitor evokes a cognitive, rational response through logos and conjures an emotional response through pathos while demonstrating his own reliability and competence through ethos. In order to provide his message with consistency and clarity, the Inquisitor adds logic to his reasoning regarding Joan of Arc's fate. He warns the audience that Joan will rightfully suffer the most cruel and just punishment that the men of the court have ever seen due to her mindless treason and disrespect

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    #CATmageddon: A Rhetorical Analysis As Aristotle said: “Quitting smoking is rather a marathon than a sprint. It is not a one-time attempt, but a longer effort.” The Truth is a national campaign designed to inhibit the use of tobacco in American teens. The campaign is made by Truth Initiative formerly known as the American Legacy Foundation, a public health nonprofit group created in 1999 as a result of “the Master Settlement Agreement between U.S. tobacco companies, 46 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and five territories. Truth produces television and online content to promote anti-tobacco messages” (Wikipedia).

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    I would describe “rhetoric” as the use of language in order to effectively express thought, and best convey a desired result to an audience given a specific context. I also agree with the idea that rhetoric attempts to “remedy misunderstanding” (I.A. Richards). The “rhetorical situation” is any situation where people are communicating, and is defined by a number of elements: rhetor, audience, purpose, context and strategies. The awareness of this concept definitely affects one’s writing and behaviors in that, it provides the best foundation to craft an engaging and effective piece of writing. If you have a keen awareness of who the audience of a text is, what the purpose of said text is, and have analyzed the best tool or mode to achieve that

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    Grasping the many rhetorical modes Reading through this article on the rhetorical modes admittedly helped simplify the different rhetorical forms that can be used for writing in aspects of life and not just school work. As I read through the articles I began to feel more comfortable with the diverse forms of writing therefore, knowing these vast forms of writing, will not only help to better understand what the author is trying to say in any given writing, but, also help with confidently know which direction to take when composing my own literary work. Like the handout states, these different rhetorical forms of writing are, simply put, descriptions of a way to put information together so that it can be effortlessly understood by the conveyed

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    1) I could not find a Thesis. Throughout the essay, he talks about how college-level writers can most times be boring and repetitive when it comes to their essays. 2) He says the first step is to write down the argument that comes to mind, but to not use it, because that’s probably what everyone else is going to write about. 3) He recommends avoiding obvious content, taking the less usual side and to always write everything as vigorously as possible.

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    Phelps in this article examines why the United States has scored low on international tests consecutively for many years, and, though there are doubtless numerous factors that come into play, he determines that the most constituent for the results has to do with metrication, or lack thereof, in America. He also details his investigations of the possible repercussions of metrication, deciding that it would be beneficial for the country to convert to the metric system. His argument is ultimately well placed, thoroughly inspecting a multitude of angles in regards to the case. From both a financial and mental standpoint, it appears that switching from the imperial (also known as English or custom) system would be in the best interests of the nation

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    1. Of the three primary units we have completed in this course, I learned the most from the Rhetorical Analysis unit. As well as being educational, this unit was enjoyable and thought-provoking. Evaluating the argumentative essays both set a foundation for an argumentative paper and taught me how to effectively detect logical fallacies. Until this unit, I was unaware of the several logical fallacies that people use to argue their position.

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    Introduction Comparing the passage about the cleansing of the leper across the synoptic gospels presents some interesting differences. In this essay, an attempt will be made to explore these differences. The intention is to begin by identifying and describing the differences which I find to be most significant or interesting and then to offer my thoughts on these in the context of the evangelist presenting the passage. Consideration will also be given to whether or not there are any correlations to themes in other parts of the same gospel. Finally, the aim is to indicate a key message I derive from the passage in one of the three gospels for a homily.

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    Growing up, the world of mathematics and science has always intrigued me. I have always preferred to calculate definite integrals rather than talk about the Gilded Age, and I will choose to read about NASA’s latest discoveries over Shakespearean sonnets any day of the week. I felt I could delve into the concepts of Calculus and Newtonian Physics more easily than Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth and Shakespeare’s iambic pentameter. I saw myself devoted to the fields pertaining to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and aspired to pursue a career where I could apply my fascination into the field of engineering. When I walked into AP English Language & Composition at the start of my junior year, however, I realized my interests

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    Rhetorical Analysis Writers as well as other artists inform, entertain, and persuade their audiences in many ways. Therefore, for a clear understanding of some pieces of work, one need to analyze the work, whether fiction or non-fiction to understand how different parts and elements work together in creating the needed effect. Use of literary elements such as ethos, pathos, logos, tone, and imagery are some of the techniques that bring out the intended purpose of the piece of work. The rhetorical situation is another essential area in rhetorical analysis. “Americans Don 't Have the Right to Bear Just Any Arms” by Kurt Lichtenwald shows how he relates to the audience in a manner that one can recognize and analyze.

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    Good Morning Doug, Thank you for emailing us today. I am so sorry to hear about the damage done to your home, I hope that everyone was ok. I have forwarded your information over to our insurance team, who handles all of our claims. They will reach out you you within the next 24 hours to go over the process. Please let us know if there is anything else that we can help you.

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    While creating my rhetorical analysis paper I used all of my typical writing processes. I began this assignment by selecting a commercial that I thought would be the most appealing in the superbowl. After selecting my commercial I did some research at the library using EBSCOhost. I then created an outline on what my paper would be about and pieced all of its parts together. In the future I will try to recieve help earlier on because at first I struggled to understand what the purpose of the paper was.

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    Rhetorical Situation 1 When I first asked my parents for a phone, they said no, so I had to convice them why I needed one and what the benefit would be. I ended up convincing them to get me a phone, but I still had restrictions on what I could and couldn't do. This rhetorical situation appealed a lot to ethos because I was expalining to my parents why they should trust me with a phone. Exigence: I was motivated to convince them to get me a phone so that I could talk to my friends, play games on it, and to be able to use social media. Almost all of my friends had one, so I kind of felt left out by not having one and that motivated me to ask my parents for one.

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    Rhetorical Analysis Malala is known for her couragous battle to fight for education for the children in her country, but to me i know her for something else. The way she conveyed her message using rhetorical strategies is how i know Malala. She makes the reader experience in his or her mind what it is to live in pakistan. Malala used very good rhetorical strategies to convey her message and to inspire many around the world, including me.

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    Throughout this semester, I have grown as a writer in many ways. I looked back on all the essays I have done and I can see the improvement throughout each essay I did. The three essays that I will be using in my portfolio are the Writing and Reading History Essay, the Non-Academic Discourse Essay, and the Rhetorical Analysis Essay. The reason that I chose the three essays were because of the improvement I could see throughout each one.

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    Rhetorical appeals serve as a major role in the characters speaking style. The speaking style reflects his or her main points that the character is trying to convey. It also reveals the characters feelings and emotions. John Proctor uses strong rhetorical appeals throughout the play. John Proctor is loyal, honest, and kind-hearted.

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    I was assigned the rhetorical appeal, logos. Logos is based off of reasoning, facts, using statisics and logic to persuade the reader. For my example I found an anti-smoking adverstiment. The advermisensts goal is to persuade viewers to not start smoking. I believe this is an example of logos because the adversiments lists facts that smoking will kill you.

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    As we continue to develop and grow as a society and as a country, technology has become ever-present in that development. The planet is dependent upon technology; they live for it. Everyone is just waiting for the next future trend of the most advanced television, watch, or car, and the list goes on. Technology in summation has only driven us further from what was once all we had. Technology is the biggest hypothetical cleaver between the people and nature.

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    The main argument of the essay is how to effectively read an essay. The author wants the reader to try out a different way of reading. He points out that we need to fully understand rhetoric to be able to analyze an essay properly. He states that learning the art of persuasion can be difficult, but it will help break down an essay into parts. He also advices taking notes while reading to fully grasp what the author is trying to say.

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    Most Athletes Do Drugs, But Who Really Cares Athletes using performance enhancing drugs have always been in the media. When a beloved athlete is caught using drugs the media tears them apart. Any one’s favorite athlete could become nothing to them after a drug test. The articles “Cheating and CHEATING” by Joe Posnasnski and “We, the Public, Place the Best Athletes on Pedestals” by William Moller, show two sides of the effects of media as well as fame for athletes. As mentioned, “Cheating and CHEATING” by Posnanski gives its own side to the effects of media.

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    Arguments and debates are a part of everyday life, being used to convince others to agree with a certain point of view or belief. Elizabeth Proctor makes a perpetual effort to argue during The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, while the chaos of the Salem Witch Trials continues . She employs an earnest and dignified tone simply to convince Reverend Hale that she has nothing to do with witchcraft and never has during her Puritan life. Elizabeth Proctor utilizes critical rhetorical devices including tone, logos, and pathos throughout Arthur Miller's The Crucible to argue that she is innocent of witchcraft.

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    Rhetoric Importance

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    Importance of Rhetoric Rhetoric, the art of persuasion, is not an ability possessed only by politician and salesmen, but also an important skill people can use in their daily life to entertain, inspire and influence others. According to Plato, “rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.” One who is skilled in the art of rhetoric has the power to control and influence the audience 's’ thinking process and convince the audiences to believed and support the speaker’s idea. Besides convincing others, the speaker who possess a good rhetoric skill can also defend him or herself on the aspect of religion, political view, or controversial issues.

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    Generally, in a day we ask or being asked by someone, many questions. Some of these questions are interrogative or inspective. But there is another form of the question which is asked just to tell something directly or indirectly. These types of questions are called rhetorical questions. It is not necessary that an answer or a reply is demanded over these questions.

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    I will be revising my Rhetorical Analysis Essay for the reflective essay. This is because I never wrote a rhetorical analysis essay before doing so in this course. As a result, I believe that this essay will provide great amounts of content to discuss about how I revised my essay. Also, I made substantial changes from my rough draft to my final draft when writing this essay. Therefore, I will use the AP rhetorical analysis essays, peer editing comments, my rough draft, my final draft, my post-write, and writing center comments as evidence to help support my claims about my revision claims.

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    Rhetoric Reflection

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    This Writing and Rhetoric I course has transformed my writing style greatly. Through this course I’ve learned to analyze and synthesize my ideas in a better way. At first, I was quite reluctant about my writing and would often think that I was not doing a good job. However, Professor Karl and this course have lead me to the right steps that I need to follow in order to become a better writer.

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    Rhetoric Analysis

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    Rhetoric, when used properly, can be a very effective communication skill. However, a large majority of students do not even understand proper rhetoric or even know what rhetoric is. Rhetoric should be taught in high schools because , while also giving students effective ways of influencing and interpreting culture. Understanding what rhetoric is can be very effective.

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    Kathryn Stockett uses rhetorical tools to portray the differences between her black and white characters. The rhetoric influence affects both the narrative and the portrayal of the character such as the difference in language spoken by the characters. "Dramatic/Narrative criticism focuses on language and other sign systems. Critics believe that language and other sign systems are the grounding for human reality and motivation" (Brummelt 79). Stockett has chosen to write in a stereotypical African-American "slang-like" style filled with spelling mistaken and contractions, leaving the impression on the reader.

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    Since the advent of the personal computer, the amount of information and interconnectedness between people has dramatically increased. With one click of a button someone could go from checking the scores of their favorite football team to conversing with a friend anywhere in the world. In “Is Google Making Us Stupid” by Nicholas Carr, he explores the consequences of the massive amounts of information one can obtain via the internet. While I agree with Carr on the effects the internet has on how people read, there is a limit to the amount of people the internet actually affects.

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    Introduction: The purpose of this analysis is to examine the rhetorical appeals of an argument presented by two different authors who have written on the topic of Artificial Intelligence. Douglas Eldridge’s, “Why the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence outweigh the Risks” provides the potential positives to the rise of Artificial Intelligence. He dispels some of the common myths regarding the risks of AI, suggesting that these myths are either unfounded or not so risky.

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    Rhetorical Article

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    Rhetorical Article: Larson Succeeds but Anderson Fails E-reader is a new technology that may or may not affect reading practices, so many authors write articles about this issue. However, not all the articles are balanced rhetorically. In her article "Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response (Published in September 2010)," Lotta Larson claims that e-reader positively affects the reading experience especially for education. The author clarifies that e-reader advances the reader's response which reflects the engagement with and understanding the text. Larson's article is mainly based on a study on two second graders Amy and Winnie who read a story on e-reader and responded to what they read.

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    Psas Rhetorical Analysis

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    In these passages they 're speaking on whether psas ' is a good thing or can it be beneficial. Passage 1 is trying to prove that these commercials are good. Passage 2 is trying to prove that this can be good or bad but basically saying beneficial. Passage 1 is correct if you ask me. If they are trying to put in kids head that drugs and alcohol can hurt you then kids will not use them.

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    The two essays I chose to revise were my rhetorical analysis and my position essay. I chose the rhetorical analysis for the polished revision and the position essay for the strategic revision. I chose both of these works because I thought they were two that could be most improved upon and would then be my best work from this course. I think my rhetorical analysis was the most enjoyable essay for me to write, and the one I put the most effort into, although it did have some flaws. Because of this, I didn’t make any major changes to it, just a few changes to make it more sharper and flow better.

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    Rubio in New Hampshire With Iowa and New Hampshire voting draw near, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is focusing his message on being the only candidate running who can relate to everyday people. “It is not enough to simply nominate someone who is upset and angry about the direction of our country,” Rubio said adding it is not enough just to tap into the anger and frustration like the current front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are doing in the campaign trail. Without mentioning his rivals Trump or Cruz, Rubio pointed out that voters cannot just “elect any Republican.” Making several stops across New Hampshire on Friday, Rubio shared his plan for a New American Century in his last stop in Merrimack, NH, before he takes off to Iowa for the last week making numerous campaign stops as well as partaking in the last debate before the Iowa caucus

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    1) Rhetorical Device: Anaphora Definition of Rhetorical Device: The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences. Actual Example from Sermon: “We lack trust. We can’t look at the future with hope. We can’t stare down our demons. We don’t realize that He’s holding us in His sovereign hands.

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    In war, there is a winning side and a losing side, but both suffer casualties. Afflictions are not always dealt in death and physical pain, but also emotional damage. In Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, he emphasizes war’s capabilities to change people. When Mary Anne, a sweet, innocent, all-American girl, arrives in Vietnam to be with her soldier boyfriend, change is inevitable, and she will eventually lose her naiveté. O’Brien utilizes personification, jarring imagery, hyperbole, and pathos to convey that war shatters all innocence, no matter how hard one may try to avoid the change.

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    Hello Mr. Seidman sorry to both you but I wanted to tell you that unfortunately, I might not be able to produce a solid speech for tomorrows class because I 've had a very late game this evening. I am sorry if this to late notice but I do not feel comfortable enough with my speech draft to turn it in without doing the proper editings first can we please discuse an alternative solution tomorrow thank you FaSade

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    Rhetorical Analysis of Professional Writing Introduction A rhetorical analysis assignment is investigating how the author presents his or her work to a certain group that he or she intended to present. Genre such as news and magazine has a lot of rhetorical analysis to a certain interest’s group. The document will be analyzed today written by Christine Bannan.

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    Writing instructors and many other professionals who study language use the phrase “rhetorical situation.” This term refers to any set of circumstances that involves at least one person using some sort of communication to modify the perspective of at least one other person. But many people are unfamiliar with the word “rhetoric.” For many people, “rhetoric” may imply speech that is simply persuasive. For others, “rhetoric” may imply something more negative like “trickery” or even “lying.”

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    Define Rhetorical Analysis

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    Define Rhetoric. Rhetoric is the study and interpretation of any literary piece of work that has persuasive intentions to utilize language more effectively. Define discourse. Discourse is any literary work, whether it is literally written or orally spoken, that has meaning underlying inside of its text. It can range from books to images to music, etc.

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    The dramatic opening at the start of the article, “this is never an easy sentence to write”, creates suspense which immediately draws the reader in. The informal tone when Humphry writes, “here goes anyways..”, creates a conversational style with the reader causing them continue reading. Humphrys then uses a short sentence to build up suspense for the reader, “I was wrong!”. This paired with the use of punctuation for effect adds to the dramatic tension that Humphrys is creating. The use of humour, “…tried one when they were the size of house bricks”, changes the suspenseful atmosphere to a more lighthearted atmosphere.

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    Heavenly Father I ask that You would take the scales off my husband 's eyes that he may see things more clearly as if he had a brand new pair of glasses. So that he will see things the way you see them. Open his ears that he would hear Your voice and know that it is You speaking to him. Allow him to hear You instructing him and leading him to a path of righteousness. Anoint his lips to be slow to speak and to only be edifying and full of wisdom when he needs to speak.

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    In the novel The Things They Carried, Tim O’brien reveals the hardship of war through different accounts of soldiers who experienced them. More specifically, he discusses the impact different characteristics of war had on the soldiers and the war itself. Tim O’brien uses personification, cause and effect, descriptive diction, and metaphor to convey how the animals made war horrifying, and the soldiers paranoid. Tim O’Brien’s purpose for having descriptive diction is to emphasize how the unordinary bugs terrified Rat, which ultimately made war horrifying. He reveals, “{Rat} couldn’t stop talking.

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    Have you ever tried to influence the audience’s view on a certain subject? Have you ever found yourself arguing with someone over something you believed to be true, but you couldn’t find a way to convince them to believe you? If so, what other strategies you will try to convince your audience? Now, delivering clear and persuasive communication is becoming more and more important. The communicators need to try to make their point in a different way that best suits the message they are sending.

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    Throughout the speech the rhetorical devices that were most present were ethos, parallel structure, and hypophora. The author begins the essay by using ethos. She notes that majority of the students for whom the speech is for are current and past student of hers. Giving her credibility to address them since she once taught them. Another example of ethos is found closer to the end of the speech in which she reminisces on meeting some of the students as freshman and they joy she has at being able to have watch them grow over the course of their high school years with caressing works such as”, and I must say that it is truly a joy to watch and experience you become powerful forces of nature right before our eyes.

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    Kozol’s audience seems to be toward the liberate American during the 1980’s. At the beginning of his essay he mentioned about one of the Founding Father and the president during those times and other things that were happening at that time. Making most of the modern reader like I am feel a little left out since we are not from that time period and understand less of the political references that he seem to be making throughout his writing. Also, the fact that he is trying to inform his audience it seem like the audience that he is aiming toward to is people that did not know about the illiteracy issues. In fact, it will explain his reason of using quotes and stories from the illiterate people as his only evidence of his essay to evoke the reader’s

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    QP engaged Quadir in participating in a CBT activity geared to words resolving conflict. QP explained to Quadir that the activity will enhance his awareness on how to handle conflict, without let it escalate to violence situation. QP asked Quadir to discuss his recent situation that led him to be hospitalized. QP asked Quadir to explain what he has learned from his recent behavioral outburst. QP asked Quadir to explain an alternative way in which he could have handle the situation.

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    Rhetorical Reflection

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    Throughout this course, the assignments I have completed have assured that I have difficulties in writing. However, I have managed to learn and understand how to write a rhetorical analysis essay. In addition, I have learned the key elements of the genre science fiction and managed to read some interesting stories; such as, Understand and Dividing by Zero. Aside from this, I plan to show an image of stairs to symbolize the progression of my writing. I will utilize my notes and assignments to not only validate my struggles, but also to exhibit my improvement in writing.

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    Sydney Apter 8-06-15 Summer Work Mrs. Cassel John Proctor from the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller was the protagonist. John Proctor cheats on his wife, Elizabeth. He can't remember the 10 commandments even though he always goes to Church. He is stubborn, angry and has self repeat and loyal. He had three sons, a wife, and he was a farmer just like the average man during the witchcraft time period in Salem.

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    Rhetoric in Bitzer’s sense is a “mode of altering reality, not by direct application of energy to objects, but by the creation of discourse which changes reality through the mediation of thought and action”. Bitzer explains that rhetoric is situational for five reasons: “[1] rhetorical discourse comes into existence as a response to a situation… [2] a speech is given rhetorical significance by the situation…[3] Rhetorical situation must exist as a necessary condition of rhetorical discourse…[4] many rhetorical situations mature and decay without giving birth to rhetorical utterance…and [5] Situation is rhetorical insofar as it needs and invites discourse capable of participating with the situation and thereby altering its reality…”. The main

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    Tim O'Brien's “The Things They Carry,” tells a story about the lives of young men during war. The narrator tells his story from first person, marking all of his adventures and experiences of his companions. O’Brien crafts his piece through the use of repetition, symbolism, and metaphors to convey the idea of physical and psychological hardships of soldiers during war. Though the literary device of repetition, O'Brien portrays the physical and psychological hardships of a soldier.

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    Critique of “The Power of Situations” "The Power of Situations”, by Lee Ross and Richard E. Nisbett, explains to the reader that the way humans respond to a situation is looked at wrong by most individuals. The authors tell how most people look at the wrong side of situations. On most occasions people look to see who the situation is happening to, instead of focusing on the situation itself and the proper responses that one would expect to see. The information in this passage would be most relevant to a student pursuing a psychology degree. Although, it could be read with purpose by anyone with interests in psychology.

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    Anne Irwin took close observation with boys who serve on the military combat in Afghanistan take into great consideration whether this lofty experience would transform boys into manhood. It takes huge effort at the beginning for them to confront and be inured with the life at Afghanistan. Irwin taken into three steps to depict the boys experience on the combat field. The transforming experiences are social means for encouraging the difficult development of people through the life course. The first steps is the physical and geographic separation from family and soldiers take an interest in mission particular preparing and are guarantee that there are no medicinal, mental or individual concerns behind them to be deserted (93).

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    Feelings and Emotion Different feelings and emotion are not known in the community within the people. The Giver and Jonas are the only true people that know how to feel the different emotions. Every night at the conclusion of their evening meal one of the rituals is the evening telling of feelings. In the very first Chapter Jonas talks about how it was almost December and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. But then thought that was the wrong word to use.

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    Thesis: Rhetoric is the art of persuasion, using idealistic innovation, stylistic presentations, inviting dispositions, memorization, and entertaining oration. Rhetoric is the art of persuasion, using idealistic innovation, stylistic presentations, inviting dispositions, memorization, and entertaining oration. Creating ideas is the first step to persuasive arguments, also known as Rhetoric. However this is easier said than done. When creating ideas, these ideas must be intriguing, entertaining, and captivating; strong ideas that make the audience wake up instead of putting them asleep.

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    Journal 2: Analyzing Arguments • Analyzing Written Arguments I like how this section starts out defining what Rhetorical Analysis is and gives examples. There are different kind of rhetorical analyses and how each are regarded. I learned that there are “canons of rhetoric” that describe actions of a persuader.

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    Based on the readings and videos that you read/watched during week one, how would you describe “rhetoric”? What is “the rhetorical situation” and how do you see an awareness of this concept affecting your writing and behaviors? The word “rhetoric” is considered as the art of using language effectively and persuasively in any form of communication. So, it is omnipresent in our life.

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    I believe that I use all three rhetorical elements effectively in my proposal. In my proposal, I used storytelling to create an emotional connection with the audience. I talked about the difficulties of being an intern and how it made me feel. Not only that, I also included anecdotes from other interns who shared my sentiment. I also believe that my arguments are logically sound.

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    The first thing I did when I went to go read this essay was look up in the index what it focused on, when I saw that it was Language and Communication I thought to myself “oh my gosh this is going to be so boring”, but once I read it I actually thought it was extremely comical. When I think about punctuation I immediately freeze, but the way Lewis told his story about how to use punctuation was brilliant. In this essay, Lewis talked about how to use parenthesis, commas, semicolons, colons, exclamation points, quotation marks, and the dash; However, my favorite section was when he was talking about comma usage.

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    Rinni is quite shy and reserved around other people, but turns to her 'loud ' and 'energetic ' side once she begins to warm up to them. In addition to this, she usually keeps a level head as there’s rarely anything that sets her off. It takes a while before she could recognize the sarcastic tone in the words of others, but she doesn’t pay much thought to insults either way. She tries her best to speak and act 'smart ' in public, using the words her brother had taught her, but this fails most of the time due to her speech defects. Despite not finishing her studies, she is very eager to learn.

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    The first section of your syllabus entitled “What We’re Doing in This Course, and Why” intrigued me. Specifically, due to its mention of the concept of rhetorical thinking being used to figure out what to say and how to say it. To me, this section encompasses all disciplines who tend to use different words to describe how you present an argument both in a correct and incorrect manner (framing, bias, logical fallacies ect.). I’m interested to see how different disciplines utilize this skill from simply being as bland and logical as possible such as in a scientific paper, or to making an effort to persuade an audience in a speech such as in a debate.

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    Strategic communication is the new slogan for several resources-inadequate non-profit organizations to intercede tactically in community discussion and advocate a change of attitude in the social theory. Effective strategic communication other than attempting to exercise impact or facilitate an organization’s goal but also involves imperative characteristic such as fostering dialogic interaction, promoting logical discussion to encourage comprehension, hence connecting genuineness and legality (Reddi, 1996). In this framework, public relations practitioners was permitted by strategic communication to deduce their boundary-spanning roles to oversee habitat requirements and relations by the means of statistic circulation (Digman, 1990) and motivate

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    Pathos would not be the most adequate for "Hello". Pathos is focused on emotions, however, "hello" does not reach most to emotions. It may be seen as a respectful act to some individuals. The elders were raised to say "hello" to any individual that they saw or passed along their destination. For instence, in the latin culture it is of good manners to greet any one with "hello", but it would be considered disrespectful if one just strolled right by without greeting.

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    The reading of Gangstas, wankstas, and Ridas have reinforced my desire of working with the poor communities. The Five Pillars of effective practice in the Ridas’ classroom have helped me to identify the strength of teaching and mentoring. As a mentor, I do plenty of preparation to assist my students as much as possible and prioritize their needs. I strongly agree with Pillar 2, which is serving the community. As bishop Romero, I am a servant of poor people, which is reinforced by the words of Woodson “You cannot serve people by giving them orders as to what to do.

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    CAS100C Lesson 1 Assignment Lu Jia 1. a. According to Dr. Zarefsky, a rhetorical situation refers to a situation in which people’s understanding can be changed through messages. It has four basic components: the audience, the speaker, the occasion and the speech. A hypothetical example of a rhetorical situation is when a student (let’s call her Alice T) is running for Student Union president and is making a speech to emphasize her strengths and try to influence her fellow classmates to vote for her.

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    As our final assignment for cornerstone we were tasked with revising our rhetorical analysis. I received a B, 81%, and by the end of my revisions have “A” quality work. During recent assignments and papers for other classes I realized the thesis was one of the first few sentences in the paper. As I was reading my paper I noticed that the purpose of the author writing this wasn 't until almost halfway into the first paragraph.

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    In my previous English 101 class that I took last semester I had to write a rhetorical analysis on a topic I am very passionate about. My paper was titled “Why Everyone Should Be Feminist.” The assignment was that we had to read an article, and analyze the components the author used. After analyzing the work, we had to write our own rhetorical analysis using what we learned from the article. The purpose was to get us used to picking out writing tools, so we could learn how to put them in our own work.

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    Zeitoun Essay Based on a true story, Zeitoun focuses on one family’s response in the midst of hurricane Katrina and the terror of war that follows. Dave Eggers portrays Abdulrahman Zeitoun as the man of his household and community, a hero- when Katrina hits New Orleans. Through the employment of rhetorical strategies, Eggers is able to achieve his purpose in presenting the good in his protagonist. The author appeals to pathos, and frequently incorporates anecdotes and flashbacks through the images he provides.

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    Men should have absolute rule over society. This was the mindset back when women's rights activists were considered rare and unorthodox. In A Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Elizabeth Cady Stanton rejects the status quo and finds solutions to the overbearing problems she sees within society. A concept that has greatly been dreamt over throughout history has been challenged, by a woman. Elizabeth Cady Stanton exerts repetition, allusion, and pathos to express her opinions in favor of increasing women's rights.

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    Now as I’ve been agreeing with all the test’s results and their meanings behind them, there is something that Ms. Kendra Cherry speaks of that I don’t agree with, and that is some of her career choices for ISFJ people. Now she does gives an examples of some that are good choices such as a bookkeeper, banker, and an accountant, she thinks that some of the best career choices for people with the personality type are social worker, counselor, teacher, etc. The reason why I disagree with her choices is that I feel that her choices don’t go well with people who have the ISFJ type of personality. Knowing what it means to be a ISFJ, you would know by now that people who have this type of personality are kinds of people who wouldn’t fit the mold of

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    How can my fellow community members in Hadamar do nothing, while you murder my son and others with mental illnesses? As this question continues to plague my mind, I cannot fathom how you justify these actions. My son, Jonathan, is not “genetically defective” as you say, my son is not a “financial burden,” and my son is certainly not “inferior” to any of the other Germans. My son is a true gift from God, not some barbarian whose only use is to be gassed.

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    Style is another form of rhetoric. Moving past correctness and clarity, we work with the true rhetorical side of style- appropriateness and ornament. “Appropriateness meaning to say or do whatever is fitting in a given situation”. Appropriateness would be better defined as situational propriety, like Kairos. For instance, when a person receives a call at a library, they’ll answer their phone call and the people around them will hush the person speaking on the phone.

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    Leda Rhetorical Devices

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    Since Leda shows eccentric behaviors such as showering in bleach and only eating one piece of burnt toast, Leda is a robot. Leda and the story hinted that she was a robot when she was "walking across the cold tile, she stared straight ahead, avoiding the mirror, which would not have reflected a person back anyway" (1). Because of this small detail in the text, the reader could interpret what this means. This could be another way saying that she is inhuman without saying it directly. Another part of the story Leda showed strange, inhumane demeanor was when she was going to school.

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    This PSA was created by the National Wildlife Fund to raise awareness about global warming and how they believe that it is bad. Since they are against global warming and the melting ice caps they want to convince people to follow the same stance. To bring this message forward they use a variety of rhetorical devices including the clear use of the loaded word. They main quote that makes sense of the PSA and ties it together is “When the ice caps melt, so will he.” The use of loaded words such as “Melt” and “He” leave marks in human emotion as humans tend to remember words and not points meaning that once the viewer is gone they can remember that PSA as they just remember the point.

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    1) Of the three primary units we have completed in this course, the most challenging unit for me was the argument (persuasion) unit. I was surprised at how much I struggled both in the pre-writing process and in the writing process. To begin with, because I love arguments, I had trouble choosing a topic. In the end, I decided to challenge myself with the policy that requires sex offender to be added to a public registry policy. Instead of going with my initial stance (opposition), I decided to flip the scrip and argue the opposite of what I believe (proposition).

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    We have reached the end of the semester unconsciously. During this semester, we’ve practiced and improved our writing by outlining, composing, editing, and revising. Throughout the process, I discovered my strengths and weaknesses, meanwhile, I tried hard to refine my writing skills. By now, we have focused on a few types of writing: rhetorical analysis, critical analysis, and argument. Remembered our first in-class essay was a rhetorical analysis of an argument.

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    ESSA Rhetorical Analysis

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    Those who were responsible for crafting essa ESSA sought to shift the focus from federal accountability and oversight to more local and state-based control; under President Obama’s waiver program, CCSSI and RTT initiatives, the direction of education policy was one on increased federal control over education. An oft-quoted Wall Street Journal editorial claimed that ESSA would represented, “the largest devolution of federal control to the states in a quarter-century.” Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee John Kline further billed ESSA as a rejection of the “Washington-knows-best approach to education” and touted ESSA as “the kind of responsible education reforms the American people want and deserve.” While the rhetoric

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    After completing my module 1 assessment, I learned a lot about different strategies to analyze rhetorical situations. I learned how important exigence and purpose are when persuading an audience. The reading helped me understand how to interpret the video. Prior to reading, I did not understand how to look at things rhetorically. The reading allowed me to understand that everywhere you look you are being persuaded of something.

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    The editorial also appeals to the audience’s basic value of life, equality, and justice. In the editorial the police commissioner for the city, states that, “police owned tonight.” This was after a protest in Ferguson, where police where caught using excessive force that was completely unnecessary. This appeals to unlawful justice because it was a peaceful protest that turned bad because of how the police handled the situation and treated the protesters.

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    Grant-Davie describes thoroughly the term rhetorical situation and how the development of the definition and its constituents has contributed to the discovery of the motives and responses behind any discourse. The analysis of rhetorical situations could determine the outer or inner influences of the rhetors, the audience, and their particular constraints. Grant Davie supports his claims by using the earlier definitions of scholars and teachers as his foundation. He also addresses his own analysis drawn by life experienced discourses which it also helps the reader understand the causes of rhetorical situations. This is important because it teaches any writer or reader to analyze a situation and think about the options and paths it could lead

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    The purpose of my paper is to reflect then share with my classmates and professor the way that the author in my core reading uses rhetorical features to inform us about different diets as well as obesity. My audience is my classmates and professor; the time of my writing is when rhetorical writing is most relevant in my class, as we just learned about it. The place is in my English class during module 6. In this paper, I will point out details from the reading that used these rhetorical features. This is important because the features all have different effects on readers so it is interesting to hear how certain parts might have made one reader feel or think opposed to another.

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    Hello Joanna, Hope all is well with you! Any updates from Banco of Chile? I am sure you would have emailed me already if they have offered an interview. JP Morgan has extended an offer and I 'm still indecisive for the fact that is a short contract. Please let me know as soon as you hear from Banco de Chile.

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    The Onion uses satirical humor to poke fun at modern advertisements and the gullibility of Americans have by mocking the techniques used to sell consumer goods; it does this through its mocking publication of a product called MagnaSoles. This article uses quotes from customers that have bought MagnaSoles, subtle jokes and puns, and the over exaggeration of the sciences implemented by Magnasoles. The article is rampant with subtle hints, jokes, and puns that key the reader in that this article is a joke. With the use of "pseudoscientists" and "pseudoscience" used throughout the article, as well as the "scientific-sounding literature", this is an indicator that this is not real science talking. It also makes fun of the use of making a paper seem more credible through its constant

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    One of the most impressive and influential skills that someone can have is the ability to give a speech in which they can convey their message to their audience along with keeping the audience attentive. Many factors play into the ability to deliver a good speech to a crowd. First, the speaker must be able to grab the attention of the audience. Then, the speaker should build their credibility about the topic that they are speaking about if it is not obvious. After this the speaker will begin to explain what the main idea or ideas of the speech will be and proceed to go into more depth about each one of the ideas.

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