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TermDefinition
audience the listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
concession an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or reasonable.
connotation meanings or associations that the readers have with a word outside of its dictionary definition.
context the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surrounding a text.
counterargument an opposing argument/
ethos demonstrates credibility.
logos used to offer clear, rational ideas and using specific details.
occasion the time and place a speech is given or written.
pathos used to emotionally motivate their audience
persona the face or character of a text.
polemic an aggressive argument.
propaganda the spread of ideas and information to further a cause.
purpose the goal the speaker wants to achieve.
refutation a denial of the validity of an opposing argument.
rhetoric the art of finding ways to persuade an audience.
rhetorical appeals rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasizing what they find most important.
rhetorical triangle a diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the speaker, audience, and subject.
SOAPS a mnemonic device that stands for Subject, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, and Speaker.
speaker the person or group who creates a text
subject the topic of a text
text any cultural product that can be "read".
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