Rhetorical Situation
Print Ads
Written Appeals
Magazine Ads
Misc.
100

This is who the author intends to read or view their work.





Audience



100

Which appeal is used in this ad?


Ethos

100

Explain one way a writer could use pathos in an essay or article

Answers will vary, should show that writing shows love, pity, justice, patriotism, hope jealousy, anger, fear.  Anything that shows EMOTION.

100

Which appeal is being used here?


pathos

100

The device that works off of emotions. It can range from humor to horror. 


Pathos

200

What the author wants to convey, have the audience understand, etc.

Purpose

200

Does this ad use Ethos, Pathos or Logos?

Logos

200

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?


"The veterinarian has recommended that we get a German Shepherd because that breed will be the perfect match for our active lifestyle." 


Ethos - the vet is a trustworthy and creditable source for this information.

200

Which appeal is used here?


pathos

200

The rhetoric device that uses statistics, facts, evidence, and universal truths. 

Logos

300

This is what calls the author to action (usually an event)

Exigence

300

Does this ad use Ethos, Pathos or Logos?


Ethos - Using an athlete as their creditable source.

300

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?

"Buy your ticket for the dance by Tuesday! You don't want to be the only person who misses out!" 


PATHOS - You don't want to be left out.  They are feeding on your EMOTIONS.

300

Which appeal is being used?

 

logos

300

The device that builds credibility, trustability, and character. 

Ethos

400

What would be the purpose of some of the writings of MLK Jr. and Malcolm X?



(Varies) Civil Rights

400

Does this ad use Ethos, Pathos or Logos?

Pathos - using the viewers emotion to show that words hurt.

400

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?

"In my 30 years as a firefighter, I have never seen a forest fire as big as this one" 


Ethos - credibility


400

Which appeal is being used in this ad?


Ethos

400

What appeal is this prompt? 

Celebrities should follow the example of actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie, who served as a U.N. Goodwill ambassador, among other things. 

Ethos

500

Germany felt as if it was wrongly blamed for WW1, this was Hitler's reason for writing the book Mein Kampf. What component rhetorical situation does this illustrate?


Exigence

500

Does this ad use ethos, pathos or logos?


pathos

logos (to an extent)

500

Which appeal is being used here?

"If we don't move soon, we're all going to die! Can't you see how dangerous it would be to stay?"

pathos 

500

Which 2 appeals are being used?


logos and pathos

500

What appeal is this prompt?


We elementary school teachers know all too well how important recess is for young students who need to "shake their sillies out".

Ethos

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