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Speech Quiz #6

ACP Speech Review

TermDefinition
Schemas the ordering of phrases and sentences in the composition of thought and emotion
anaphora uses repeated words or phrases to stir an audience
accretion massing of details in a dense list to create a sense of scale for the audience
polysyndeton using many conjunctions in quick succession to achieve an overwhelming effect
antithesis the contrasting phrases that balance out a statement. Using two opposite ideas together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect.
Fallacies failures in reasoning that renders an argument invalid
Non-sequitir "that that does not follow" (irrelevant series of logic)
circular argument talking around in circles of reason with no true conclusion
false equivalence drawing disproportionate comparisons to enhance the emotional power of your argument
fallacy of composition assuming the whole is equal to its counterparts. i.e. One infers that something is true of the whole from the fact that it is true of some part of the whole (or even all of them).
post hoc "after this, therefore because" (confusing causation with correlation) Assuming what happens before an event to be the cause of such event.
red herring using a rhetoric device as a distraction to redirect the attention from the true issues.
4 Schemas Techniques Antithesis, Anaphora, Accretion, and Polysyndeton
6 Fallacies Non-sequitir, False Equivalence, Fallacy of Composition, Circular Argument, Post Hoc, and Red Herring
Created by: tyjocun
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