What is the greatest love song of all time?
What is the worst love song of all time?
I can identify rhetorical appeals, devices, and fallacies in a speech.
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
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. Audience: The group that the writer is attempting to influence with their rhetoric.
Speaker Occasion Audience Purpose Subject Tone
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?
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?
Black- SOAPSTone Handout Yellow- Ethos (explain) Blue- Pathos (explain) Red- Logos (explain) Green- Fallacies (identify) Purple- Rhetorical Devices (identify)
Rhetorical Analysis Key
What was the speakers tone?
Ethos- Appeal to authority Logos- Appeal to logic Pathos- Appeal to emotion
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.”