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Copy of Ethos, Logos, Pathos (E9)
Transcript of Copy of Ethos, Logos, Pathos (E9)
When it comes to...
sit on this side if you believe
For today's warm-up: list three reasons why you believe what you believe about this issue.
Please number a blank sheet of paper from 1-5.
1. What does "logos" mean?
2. What is "ad hominem?"
3. What does "ethos" mean?
4. What does "ad populum" mean?
5. What does "pathos" mean?
Please pass your papers in at this time.
2. ad nauseum
4. ad antiquitatem
6. dicto simpliciter
Dicto simpliciter fallacies try to persuade people by making broad generalizations (stereotypes).
Many students master a foreign language by studying vocabulary words through a basic process of repetition.
Let's go back to our warm-up and use
to defend our case...
Let's look at our new vocab words in action.
Which method of persuasion do you feel is the most effective?
Write a BCR (five sentences) in which you defend your case!!!
Repetition (n.): repeating over and over again
An "ad nauseum" fallacy attempts to persuade somebody simply by repetition of the same point over and over again.
Jabari: Did you like the movie?
Tyrell: No, it sucked.
Jabari: Why did it suck?
Tyrell: It just sucked.
Jabari: What sucked about it?
Jabari: I don't know -- it just sucked, alright?
Having a football game every Thanksgiving is a proud tradition in my family.
I don't like "Saw" or "Friday the 13th," so I think it's a fair generalization to say that I just don't enjoy horror movies.
generalization (n., v.): speaking about an idea in general
This is the lesson: Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never--in nothing, great or small, large or petty--never give in.
I oppose legalizing drugs because I watched my mother die of an overdose, and I don't ever want to see anyone else suffer like that.
Would you like to spend a week relaxing in the Florida sunshine?
I have a dream that one day my children will be judged not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
pathos, ethos AND logos
Girls cause more problems than guys.
tradition (n.): a belief or practice that is passed down over generations.
Ad antiquitatem fallacies try to convince people that an idea is right or wrong simply based on a particular tradition.
We can't get rid of school uniforms, because we've had them for years!
Mr. Meehan is a bald man.
Mr. Meehan is white man.
All white men are bald.
Can you think of other examples?
If I want to pass Tuesday's exam, then I probably need to study over the weekend.
The school has a policy that fails students who miss more than five classes during a quarter. I failed math class because I had missed ten classes.
Children in Africa are starving! It's heartbreaking to watch them crying and begging for food. If you saw it, I bet you would cry, too.
Dr. Johnson has studied medicine for thirty years. He graduated at the top of his class, and is the director of the local hospital's cancer research division.
I want to get into a good college, and I know they will be looking to see what kind of impact I had on my community. Because I want them to notice my talent, I am joining a number of high school clubs, leadership programs, and athletic teams.
Paula Abdul studied dance for more than 25 years. Naturally, she is a great choice to serve as the judge on the new dancing reality TV show.
That man has a history of stealing money from his coworkers. If I were you, I wouldn't leave my purse unattended when he's around.
appeal to credibility
appeal to logic
appeal to emotion