Iago also uses the rhetorical strategy of logic to poison the thoughts of those around him. This method is especially used in conversations with Othello in order to manipulate and deceive him greatly. The way in which Iago uses logic is through fact-based arguments. He uses past occurrences to make predictions on present events – an approach that is likely to be believed since it is rooted in rationality. An example of this tactic being demonstrated is when Iago says to Othello: “She did deceive her father, marrying you” (3.3.206). Iago is implying that since Desdemona deceived her father, someone whom she loves and respects far more than anyone else, she could very well be deceiving Othello. This statement by Iago gives rise to feelings of
Dialectical Journal Cornell Notes
Rhetorical strategies: Ethos (credibility of speaker), Logos (logical), Pathos (emotional)
Directions: Find at least one, good example of each rhetorical strategy.
Passage quoted MLA style (w/ authorʻs name + page #)
Summary: what the passage says. (“It says.”)
Your analysis in complete sentences: what the passage means. Focus on meaning, significance and/or your response to the passage.
Rhetorical strategy/ies with explanation/s
persuade an audience, he or she will utilize rhetorical strategies. Rhetorical strategies mainly consist of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos. Ethos is the author 's use of their own credibility, Pathos makes an appeal to emotions, and Logos appeals to reason and logic. Authors may also use strategies such as word choice, imagery, and metaphors. Likewise, In Steroids, Sports and the Ethics of Winning, Michael Dillingham uses effective rhetorical strategies, such as ethos, pathos, and logos to persuade….
Throughout the novel “The Grapes of Wrath” Steinbeck uses a variety of rhetorical strategies such as symbolism, diction and personification to intrigue the reader. He also use’s a number of rhetorical modes such as ethos, pathos and logos. For example in chapter 12 he uses diction to convey his purpose and in chapter 11 he uses descriptive language and personification to establish a sense….
Throughout the documentary “Blackfish” many rhetorical strategies are used to persuade the viewer about how captive and free killer whales living styles are affected. The main devices used to manipulate the viewer are: ethos, pathos, and logos.
The filmmaker uses ethos to try to convince the viewer of the credibility being used across the broadcast. For example “whales live equivalent to a human's life span” is a prime example of ethics because it is the moral principle of the lifetime of a killer….
Rhetorical Strategies Used In
“Letters from Birmingham Jail.”
AP English & Composition
October 17, 2014
In the article “Letters from Birmingham Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was a participant in a non-violent demonstration against segregation, subjects a response to a public settlement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. The occasion of the letter….
* A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS REFERS TO THE PROCESS OF ANALYZING A TEXT, GIVEN SOURCE OR ARTIFACT.
* No judgment- only analysis
* Explores content, purpose, background (of author), structure, and the topic of a text
* RHETORIC IS THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE AN INTENDED MESSAGE
* via argumentation, persuasion, or another form of communication.
* Critical Reading- ask questions while you read (SOAPStoned)
* What is the subject….
In "Rhetorical Reading Strategies and the Construction of Meaning" by Christina Haas and Linda Flower, the authors tells us in reading we should have strategies. The two main strategies they elaborate through out the passage are literary theory and cognitive research. Both take a huge part while reading to have a better understanding. As Haas and Flower say "'Critical reading' involves more than careful reading for content, more than identification of conventional features of discourse, such as introduction….
In William Shakespeare’s Othello, Iago plays a masterful role in the destruction of all the major characters, truly making him one of the most evil villains. He is one of the most appealing, controversial and ambitious of all the characters. He uses the aspirations and passions of individuals to motivate them to do whatever devious plot he desires. These can range from convincing Roderigo to serve Cassio another glass of wine, to leading Othello to the conclusion that he can only….
• Iago is a standard-bearer or soldier who has fought beside Othello for numerous years.
• When Othello promoted Micheal Cassio rather than Iago himself, he became a very spiteful and angry individual.
• Iago is married to Emilia whom he constantly manipulates along with his other acquaintances in order to get what he wants.
• Iago has no values or morals, he will take anyone down to achieve his goals.
• Iago has a strong feeling of jealousy, he states:….
relieved of responsibility. It seems that no matter how lunatic he may become, and murderous even, he will not be blamed for the murk of Iago's manipulations will overshadow all of Othello's indiscretions.
A metaphysical transformation takes place within Othello so that he becomes the exact antithesis of what he had been, and Iago is the facilitator. It is Iago's goal, seemingly, to transform the perception of almost every character in the play--from Cassio to Roderigo--to the opposite of what it….