Flashcards in AP Rhetoric Deck (18):
evidence that illustrates a point
organizing/grouping to more easily analyze and explain
comparison and contrast
arranging argument by focusing on commonalities as well as differences between to points/examples/subjects
used to explain something difficult to understand by comparing it to something that is easier to understand/relate to
a step by step walkthrough
cause and effect
explains why things should and should not be done
set up and aftermath of an event/idea/point
argument structured by defining large/complex words/ideas
a vivid detailing of a person/place/event/etc.
telling a story
a process in which specific examples are used to reach a general conclusion
use of general examples to draw a conclusion about a specific case
ways to manipulate leader and attack ideas.
ad hominem argument
criticizes ideas pointing something out about the person who holds the ideas rather than dealing with the actual idea.
argument for authority
tempts reader to agree with an idea based on authority of famous person
appeal to ignorance
assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true
induction based on insufficient evidence
statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it