Writing
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Double Trouble
100

"He is a forensics and ballistics expert for the federal government - if anyone's qualified to determine the murder weapon, it's him."

Ethos

100


Ethos

100

An appeal to the intellect.

Logos

100

You know me - I've taught Sunday School at your church for years, babysat your children, and served as a playground director for many summers - so you know I can run your preschool. Please, I need this job.

Ethos & Pathos

200

"Private demand for the product has tapered off for the past three years, and this year's sales figures are at an all-time low. It's time to research other options."

Logos

200


Pathos

200

An appeal to emotion.

Pathos

200

Based on the dozens of archaeological expeditions I've made all over the world, as well as the fact that these tablets are written in Mesopotamian cuneiform script, I am confident that those potsherds are Mesopotamian in origin.

Ethos & Logos

300

The data is perfectly clear: this investment has consistently turned a profit year-over-year, even in spite of market declines in other areas.

Logos

300


Ethos

300

The speaker/author's credibility.

Ethos

300

The data is perfectly clear: this investment has consistently turned a profit year-over-year, even in spite of market declines in other areas. That being said, you'd be a complete fool to pass up this investment opportunity! 

Logos & Pathos

400

You'll make the right decision because you have something that not many people do: you have heart.

Pathos

400


Logos

400

Which rhetorical appeal does Artistotle say includes anger? 

Pathos

400

If we don't move soon, we're all going to die! Can't you see how dangerous it would be to stay? General Sherman has burned every city his troops have passed through, and ours will surely be next! 

Pathos & Logos

500

You won't find any deer along this road. In 25 years of driving the same route, I haven't seen a single one.

Logos

500


Pathos

500

Who was the first person to recognize and use the three Rhetorical Appeals? 

Aristotle

500

As an American it is my duty to lift up my fellow countrymen when necessary, but more importantly, as your brother it's my duty to make sure you make it through this situation alive. 

Pathos & Ethos

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