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Persuasive Vocab

To cause someone to do something through reasoning and argument persuade
a reason or set of reasons given with the aim of persuading others that an action or idea is right or wrong. argument
An argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument. counterargument
a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. perspective
Giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement. controversial
Based on or in accordance with reason or logic rational
State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof claim
An appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience of an argument by creating an emotional response Pathos
An appeal to logic, and is a way of persuading an audience by reason. Usually will have statistics or facts. Logos
An appeal to ethics, and it is a means of convincing someone of the character or credibility of the persuader. Persuading with a person’s good reputation or trustworthiness. Ethos
make (an idea, impression, or feeling) known or understandable to someone. convey
Created by: tcourville