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CATS Vocab 3

Reading vocab 3

The direct, specific meaning of an expression EX: the denotation of a well-worn armchair is simply a shabby piece of furniture denotation
Small, but important, bits of information details
The way people in a particular area or place speak EX: y'all instead of you dialect
Persuasion aimed at your feelings EX: "Your donation could save the life of a child." emotional appeal
Persuasion aimed at your sense of wanting to do what is right, fair, or honest. EX: "You would want others to help you if you were in need. Won't you send a donation?" ethical appeal
Persuasion which includes the words of someone who is considered to be an authority on the subject EX: "Dentists say this toothbrush is the best at reducing cavities." expert opinion
Something that is true; a certainty and not just someone's opinion fact
Created by: tdick