Rhetoric
Rhetoric 2
Visual Rhetoric
MLA
Professor Palencia
100

What is Rhetoric?

The art of Persuasion. 

100

What are the 3 rhetorical appeals?

Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

100

What is visual rhetoric?

 Creating visual arguments through the use of visual language.

100

What does MLA stand for?

Modern Language Association 

100

Whats my first name?

Mireya (ME-Ray-Uh) 

200

What Greek Philosopher is credited with developing the basics of the system of rhetoric?

Aristotle 

200

True or false: everything has a purpose. 

yes, everything ever created/composed has a purpose. 

200

Can an image work without words?

Yes!

200

What font size, style, and spacing should be used in this class?

12 point font, Times New Roman, double spaced 

200

Where did I receive my BA and MA?

CSUDH

300

True or false: The most logical argument always wins. 

False, often it takes more than just logic to win an arguement.

300

You get a text message that says “help me….please!” 

What appeal is used to persuade you to help?

Pathos/emotion 

300

True or false:

Colors can generate emotion.

True, and they can also represent ethos (apple)

300

What goes on the top left corner of your papers?

Student Name 

Professors Name

Course name 

Date 

300

What is my son's name?

Mateo

400

True or false: Truth always wins.

True. 
400

When you are using critical reasoning to persuade someone of your beliefs and opinions, you are using what rhetorical appeal?

Logos

400

Name three compositional features that can be used in visual rhetoric.

font, size, space, color,

long shot, closeups, filters, music, 

juxtaposition of images, blurring, blending real an unrealistic images. 

400

What must you do to every first sentence in a paragraph? 

Indent 

400

What other campus do I teach at?

Cerritos 

500

The rhetorical triangle captures the three “appeals,” what does each appeal represent? 

hint: composer, audience, content 

ethos: composer/writer/speaker

pathos: audience 

logos: the argument itself

500

How can one show ethos?

through knowledge (certificates, degrees, accomplishments)

Caring for others, creating trust, good morals 

popularity, credibility 


500
What are some examples of genres in visual rhetoric?

memes, music videos, advertisements, commercials, short films, 

500

Where do you place the page numbers of your paper?

in a header on the top right corner 

500

What is my zodiac sign?

Cancer

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