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persuasive language

Adjectives descriptive words used to add emphasis and to create an emotional response
Alliteration the repetition of initial constant sounds in order to emphasize certain words and make them memorable
Anecdotes short personal stories used to connect with the audience and add evidence or credibility to an argument
Assertion when an idea is presented as fact without a full explanation or evidence; it is used to assert authority and make claims sound factual
Attacks when a speaker/writer addresses an opposing view or speaker and attacks their judgement or character
Bias the presentation of only one side of an issue or viewpoint and is used to subjectively influence an audience
Connotation the ideas or feelings that a certain word invokes and is used to create certain emotional responses in an audience
Ethos(credibility) the establishment of authority and reliability, and is used to gain the confidence or trust of the audience
Ethos(emotions or pity) feeling accentuated by experiencing love, hate, fear, etc. An appeal to emotion is used to engage with an audience and create an emotional response
Exaggeration the representation of something as greater that it is actually is and is used to grab the attention of the audience and emphasize certain points
Evidence the facts or information that indicates weather a view is true or valid and is used to give weight to an argument or belief
Figurative Language used to create imagery and express things non-literally; it can help to make an ideas more emotive, valid, and convincing
Created by: patriciacruz



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