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Rhetorical Analysis


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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is alliteration?
2. Word cloud
60 seconds
What is an allusion?
3. Slide
60 seconds
I can identify rhetorical appeals, devices, and fallacies in a speech.
Learning objective:
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Learn how to identify persuasive language in texts Understand how rhetoric is used to influence an audience Analyze how authors use language to shape meaning
Rhetorical Analysis: A Study of Language Use
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Rhetoric: The art of using language to convince an audience in a persuasive way. Persuasion: The act of influencing an audience to think or behave in a certain way. Rhetorical Appeals- Logos, Pathos, Ethos Rhetorical Devices- Alliteration, Allusion, Anaphora, Metaphor, Simile, Parallelism Rhetorical Fallacies- Bandwagon, Circular Reasoning,
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Ethos- Appeal to authority Logos- Appeal to logic Pathos- Appeal to emotion
Rhetorical Appeals
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S- Speaker: who is speaking, why do they matter? O- Occasion: when/where are they speaking? A- Audience: to whom are they speaking? P- Purpose: why are they speaking? S- Subject: what are they speaking about? Tone- how do they feel about the subject?
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Alliteration -The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of several words in a sequence. Allusion- A short reference to a familiar person, place, thing, or event. Anaphora- The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases or sentences. Metaphor -A comparison of two different things by speaking about one in terms of the other. (NOT using like or as) Parallelism - A list of successive words or phrases with the same or very similar grammatical structure. Simile- The comparison of two, unlike things by using the words “like” or “as.”
Rhetorical Devices:
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Rhetorical Fallacies
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Rhetorical Fallacies
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Eli Weisel - Indifference Greta Thunberg- Climate Ronald Reagan- War on Drugs Donald Trump- Inaugural Address Emma Gonzales- Gun Control Kimberly Latrice Jones- BLM
Evaluate your speech as a pair using the next slide for annotation.
12. Slide
60 seconds
Black- SOAPSTone (identify, write on back) Yellow- Ethos (underline, explain in margin) Blue- Pathos (underline, explain in margin) Red- Logos (underline, explain in margin) Green- Fallacies ( star, identify the type in margin) Purple- Rhetorical Devices (exclamation, identify the type in the margin)
Rhetorical Analysis Key
13. Poll
20 seconds
Was it easy to put aside your bias and just objectively analyze your speech?
  • Yes
  • No
14. Open question
180 seconds
What was the hardest part about evaluating the speech?

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