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Rhetorical Analysis Review
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How to write a thesis statement. Make a plan: Look over your annotation, and decide which rhetorical strategies you will discuss. Quickly, list the strategies you might discuss, the purpose of the writing, the author, and the context. You will need all of this information for your thesis
Example: -forced teaming, pathos, humor, hyperbole, contingency, logos.
Purpose: to convince people to help with the crisis in Haiti
Author: George Clooney
Context: a script from a public service announcement 2. Introduce the topic: Clearly communicate the author, context, and purpose in one statement
Example: In his public service announcement, George Clooney tries to convince his audience to help out with the crisis in Haiti Pick the strategies you will discuss.
Example: -forced teaming, pathos, humor, hyperbole, contingency, logos. PLAY by PLAY:
How to write a thesis statement. 3. Add your main points: After you’ve stated the intro information, use a transition phrases like “by using” and then list the main points (or rhetorical strategies) you will make in your paper. This gives your reader and idea of what to expect so that when the get there, they are not confused.
Example: In his public service announcement, George Clooney tries to convince his audience to help out with the crisis in Haiti by using pathos, humor, and contingency. PLAY by PLAY:
How to write a thesis statement. 8/9 5/9 2/9 How a writer or speaker persuades his or her audience using specific techniques. RHETORIC Subject/Ideas Reader/Audience Writer/Speaker REMEMBER THE RHETORICAL TRIANGLE!
THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED AND IMPORTANT! What choices did the writer or speaker make in how they communicate their ideas? THE BIG ? Is when we talk about what tools and tricks we see the writer using and explain what effect they have on the audience. Rhetorical Analysis The tools and tricks that writers use to persuade their audience to agree with their argument. Rhetorical Devices Things like:
…and many more! Rhetorical Devices Not so much what they say as… HOW
SAY IT! REMEMBER NOT SURE WHAT TO DO? The basic construction should look something like this: For each strategy you write about,
1. Name the strategy being used.
2. Quote an example of the strategy being used in the text.
3. Explain how the strategy works, what effect it has on the audience, and why the author chose this strategy.