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ethos

ethical; rhetorical appeal to an audience based on the speaker/writer’s credibility

2

pathos

emotion; emotional appeal to an audience in an argument

3

logos

rational; rhetorical appeals based on logic or reasoning

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deductive reasoning

reasoning that utilizes elements of persuasion by asserting a claim; consists of a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion

5

inductive reasoning

reasoning that begins by citing a number of specific instances or examples and then shows how collectively they constitute a general principle

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evidence/data

support from a claim/assertion

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warrant

assumption that there is a connection between evidence and claim