Tina Haas – COM220
Week 1 Assignment: Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation
What are some examples of bias, fallacies, and specific rhetorical devices in the speech?
The very beginning of the speech begins with a campaigner who is introducing their new candidate for Governor and who expr...
1. Abstract language – Language that deals with concepts and intangibles, as distinguished from concrete language, which names physical objects (lesson 14)
2. Adage – A traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation.
3. Ad hominem – Appealing to one’s prejudices, emotions...
What is Rhetorical Device?
-Rhetorical Device or Resource of Language is a technique that an author or speaker uses to translate to the listener or reader a meaning with the goal of persuading him or her towards considering a topic from a different perspective.
What are the types of Rhetori...
RHETORICAL DEVICES & FIGURES OF SPEECH
(Bringing Brightness and Buoyancy to Language: Prose & Poetry)
allegory: (Greek, ‘speaking otherwise’) It is a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. It has a double meaning...
Style is part of classical rhetoric and a number of rhetorical devices are worth considering in any analysis of style. For the analysis of literature a knowledge of rhetorical devices is indispensable, since there is often a considerable density of rhetorical figures and tropes w...
Honors English 4
27 February 2013
Seven score and ten years ago, Abraham Lincoln used his powerful words to persuade his audience to take the first step in their obligation of taking action. Uniting the people is the only way to start...
Brent Staples uses vivid language and rhetorical devices to express and convey the elements of fear, anger, and violence. We all make many decisions based on past experiences. That’s how we learn to avoid touching a hot stove burner for example. It’s also about how we learn to do things that bri...
I am studying the rally speeches for the leaders of the Labour and Liberal Democrat party’s. Nick Clegg has been the leader of the Liberal Democrat party for 5 years now and Ed Milliband has been the leader of the Labour party for 2 years. Both of these leaders have become u...
1. Irony: A situation or statement characterized by significant difference between what is expected or understood and what actually happens or is meant.
Slogans of the party: “War is Peace, Freedom is slavery, Ignorance is Strength” (7).
These phrases show the use of verba...
The Importance of Rhetorical Devices
We, as students from America, may not be familiar with religions other than our own and especially religions from other countries. There are many factors of religions and cultures we may not be used to; Catholics go to Church on Sundays and that is conside...
Rhetorical Devices of JFK
If a writer wanted to appeal to the audience, what would he have to do? He is going to have to utilize some rhetorical devices of course! Rhetorical devices are key in writing persuasion papers and just any paper that is meant to be read to an audience. In the...
Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference
Generally a figure of speech making reference to a known place, event, literary work
Example: an allusion to...
AP Rhetorical Devices List
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of literature
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a commonly held belief. The
Rhetorical Devices that use figurative language
Rhetorical devices are techniques that writers use to persuade, create a literary effect, or evoke an emotional response from the reader.
Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative...
Aphoristic style- the use of sentances or phrases within a larger essay or speech (usually persuasive) that stand out as memorable statements (aphorisms) in themselves.
What we obtain cheap, we esteem too lightly
Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered
These are times that try...
Christianity and Society
The Critique of Ideology
"Things are seldom what they seem," crooned Little Buttercup, full of a revelation that would transform the society around her. Augustine would have agreed. No a priori reason compels us to think that appearances, depending direct...
Have you ever written an essay and felt as though it wasn't good enough, not up to the teachers standards? or maybe there was more you could have added to make it better.. to make an essay more effective what you need are rhetorical devices. Rhetorical devices are techniques that are used to convey...
Rhetorical Devices1. A Sentential Adverb is a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal syntax, used to lend emphasis to the words immediately proximate to the adverb. (We emphasize the words on each side of a pause or interruption in order to maintain continuity of the thought.) Com...
From t he Classroom
Using Facebook to Teach Rhetorical Analysis
Jane Mathison Fife
The attraction of Facebook is a puzzle to many people over the age of thirtyfive, and that includes most college faculty. Yet students confess to spending significant amounts of time on Facebook, sometimes hour...
1. Introduction 2
2. Theoretical Part 4
2 Discourse Analysis and Political Rhetoric 4
2 Political Speeches 6
3. Changes in the Threat to the United States 12
3 New International Environment after the Cold War 12...