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Rhetorical Strategies
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MLA Style

100

This type of response is typically a paragraph long.

Constructed Response

100

This type of essay is often anecdotal, experiential, and personal- allowing students to express themselves in a creative and, quite often, moving ways.

(Hint: Includes characters and a plot and tells a story)

Narrative Essay

100

What are the three rhetorical strategies?

Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

100

What are sensory details?

They are details that have to do with sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste.

100

What does MLA stand for?

Modern Language Association

200

A response to a narrative essay written by someone else.

Narrative Response

200

What is the purpose of a persuasive essay?

It is used to convince the reader that the opinion of the writer is correct.

200

What is pathos?

It is the emotional appeal that appeals to an audience's needs, values, and emotional sensibilities.

200

What is the purpose of sensory details?

They are used to engage a reader´s interests so they can personally experience what the author is trying to describe.

200

Why is MLA style important?

It provides a consistent format for writing papers.

300

An open-minded question that begins with some type of prompt.

Extended Response

300

What is an argumentative essay?

It is a genre of writing that causes the student to investigate a topic and collect evidence to back up the claim.

300

What is logos?

It is the appeal to reason that relies on logic or reason. It often depends on the use of inductive or deductive reasoning.

300

How do the sensory details affect imagery?

They improve it.

300

What is the correct format to use in text citations for a book?

(Author´s last name Page number).

Ex) (Wordsworth 392).

400

A type of open-minded essay question that demonstrates cognitive knowledge and reasoning.

Constructed Response

400

What is an informational essay?

It is a genre of writing that educates others on a certain topic and does not include personal opinions.

400

What is ethos?

It is the ethical appeal based on the character, credibility, or reliability of the writer.

400

What is pacing?

Pacing is a stylistic device that shows how fast a story unfolds.

400

What answer has the correct MLA format for books in a works cited page?

A) Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. Penguin, 1987.

B) Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. 1999, MacMurray. 

C) Dickens and New Historicism. Palmer, William J.  St. Martin's, 1997.

A) Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. Penguin, 1987.

500

What does R.A.C.E. stand for?

R-Restate the question

A- Answer the question

C-Cite evidence

E-Explain

500

What is the difference between argumentative essays and persuasive essays?

Persuasion is more selfish than argumentative. Argument attempts to arrive at a logical solution to an issue.

500

What is the purpose of ethos, pathos, and logos?

They are used in arguments to support claims and respond to opposing arguments. A good argument will generally have all three.

500

What are the four elements of pacing?

Action, Cliffhanger, Dialogue, and Word Choice

500

True or False

In the 8th edition of the MLA handbook, medium is necessary.

(Medium is how the text was published. The most common types are ´Print´ and ´Web´.)

False