The first decision is whether to convey their message implicitly or explicitly. Next, those engaged in the argument must began compiling evidence to support and clarify their assertions. In a gun control argument, one side might use statistics about gun-related deaths while the other side could use armed robbery statistics to support their assertions. If the arguer choses to convey their message implicitly then an extra step of developing the message, deciding whether or not to include a visual, is also included, Each side must strive for the right balance of truth seeking and persuasion. Deciding how much of each to use is very important in presenting an effective argument. Persuasion is presenting facts intended to sway an audience towards one side of an argument. Considering the audiences thoughts, beliefs, and values and using this information to decide what reasoning is used. To seek the truth is to look for the best solution to the problems presented. Presenting a mix of facts that shed light on the truth and shock and awe facts that have good persuasion value will better support an argument. Understanding the audience is the key to determining the correct mix. An important distinction to remember when constructing an argument is that an argument will not be able to “prove” anything, it will only present a reasonable case for the participants
Devise strategies for persuading your audience to accept your proposal and incorporate that persuasion in your presentation of the message.
His only interest is what will solve the issue for the audience. Make the audience believe that you are selfless. While arguing, act as if the conclusion happened upon. The persuader should express that what he is doing for the audience does harm to him. It also helps to show doubt in your own rhetorical ability, become the underdog.
• 2) the narration would offer background material on the case at hand • 3) the partition would divide the case and make clear which part or parts the speaker was going to address, which parts the speaker would not take up and what order would be followed in the development • 4) the confirmation would offer points to substantiate the argument and provide reasons, details, illustrations, and examples in support • 5) the refutation would consider possible objections to the argument and try to counter these • 6) the peroration would draw together the entire argument and include material designed to compel the audience to think or act in a way related to the central argument
In order to effectively convince an audience that a certain claim is true, it is necessary to use both evidence from a variety of sources and different rhetorical devices to make your claim seem valid.
Discussion Board—Discuss how you might use each rhetorical element to persuade your audience to believe how you do. Use specific examples. Then, respond to at least two peers. Give them at least two additional examples to add to their
Aristotle was amongst the first known philosophers to examine morality and conduct. In fact, his approach and perspective towards ethical practice and happiness was perhaps the most influential moral philosophy up until perhaps Immanuel Kant. As such, Aristotle’s moral philosophical approach can be used to examine and understand ethical practices and behaviors. The particular ethical practice that will be examined in this essay will be that of Paul Wagner, the fictional character featured in Larissa Macfarquhar’s The Kindest Cut . Through an analysis of Aristotelian and Kantian ethics and Wagner’s behavior, this essay will seek to identify and understand the moral worth of Wagner’s actions. First however, a concise and relevant summary of