Flashcards in Test #2 Deck (9)
What is a Summary?
Restating the essential meaning of a longer piece of writing, it should be no longer than 1/3 of the length of the original
What is a Paraphrase?
A rewording of the meaning of a given passage, about the same length or longer.
Writing that tries to persuade the reader
Define Logical Fallacies:
Writing that has a flaw or slip in the reasoning process.
What are the 5 C's of good writing?
Define what being concise means when writing:
Saying what needs to be said in as few words as possible.
What techniques can you use to develop an argument?
What are the 6 logical fallacies?
1. Post hoc reasoning
3. Either-or reasoning
4. False Analogy
5. Begging the Question
6. Non Sequitir