Flashcards in Unit 2 Deck (20):
The Autobiography, Poor Richard's Almanack, Speech in the Convention
Speech in the Virginia Convention
Letters from an American Farmer
Michel-Guillame Jean de Crevècoeur
First Prayer of the Continental Congress
Rev. Jacob Duche
Declaration of rights
Declaration of independence
To seek to persuade or to reason with someone through the use of logical argument or discourse
Appeal to reason
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
A figure of speech involving comparison using like or as
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
A question asked merely for effect with no answer expected. The answer may be obvious or immediately provided by the questioner.
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
the state of being parallel or of corresponding in some way.
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken seriously
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
a short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.