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The Autobiography, Poor Richard's Almanack, Speech in the Convention

Benjamin Franklin

1

The crisis

Thomas Paine

2

Speech in the Virginia Convention

Patrick Henry

3

Letters from an American Farmer

Michel-Guillame Jean de Crevècoeur

4

First Prayer of the Continental Congress

Rev. Jacob Duche

5

Declaration of rights

Thomas Jefferson

6

U.s. Constitution

Thomas Jefferson

7

Declaration of independence

Thomas Jefferson

8

To seek to persuade or to reason with someone through the use of logical argument or discourse

Appeal to reason

9

The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words

Alliteration

10

A figure of speech involving comparison using like or as

Simile

11

The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form

Personification

12


A question asked merely for effect with no answer expected. The answer may be obvious or immediately provided by the questioner.

Rhetorical question

13

a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

Metaphor

14

the state of being parallel or of corresponding in some way.

Parallelism

15

exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken seriously

Hyperbole

16

uses the manipulation of the recipient's emotions, rather than valid logic, to win an argument. uses emotions as the basis of an argument's position without factual evidence that logically supports the major ideas endorsed by the elicitor of the argument.

Appeal to emotion

17

a short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising

Slogan

18

an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.

Allusion

19

seeks to persuade an audience not by giving evidence but by appealing to the respect people have for the famous.

Appeal to authority