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Transcript of Pathos
1. What is "logic?"
2. What is a "bandwagon fallacy?"
3. What does "logos" mean?
4. What is a "strawman fallacy?"
5. What is a "slippery slope fallacy?"
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Arguments that use pathos attempt to persuade someone by making an appeal to their emotions.
Let's look at our new vocab words in action.
For each of the following examples, explain what emotion is being evoked.
One more time...
is an argument that attempts to convince somebody by appealing to his or her emotions.
When the young man's grandfather died, he was overcome with emotions.
emotions (n.): feelings
Certain drugs are designed to evoke feelings of intense happiness, while other drugs are used to evoke feelings of calm.
evoke (v.): draw forth, make happen
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.
What is the happiest you have ever been? What caused that happiness?
What is the most upset you have ever been? What caused that anger?
When have you been inspired? What were you inspired to do and what caused it?
What are some emotions?
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How do YOU build credibility, emotional connection, and/or logic in YOUR argument? List your topic and explain which appeal (ethos, logos, pathos) you plan to use most in your presentation. Then explain why.