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RWS 5311 - Dura (Persuasion and Argument): Rhetoric & Writing

Presenting an Argument

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The following streaming video is part of the series Models of Non-Fiction Writing. In this video Terry Jones  talks on how he tries to find an unusual angle when writing an argument and compares different approaches.

Rhetorical Context

Aristotle brings light to three important aspects of the human psyche; these directly relate to a speaker’s ability to most effectively persuade a given audience in a specific situation. The three TED talks illustrate how someone can play strong on Logos, on Ethos or on Pathos.

Toulmin model

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