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Rhetorical Appeals


Rhetoric is the set of tools we use to persuade people to accept our opinion about an issue. Classical rhetoric uses three forms (or "appeals") that all other rhetorical tools and strategies may be based upon: ethos, logos and pathos. Use the links below for more information.

Ethos, Logos and Pathos Handout

Online Intervention Assignment

To get credit for this intervention, complete ALL the following steps:
  1. Review the Ethos, Logos and Pathos Prezi.
  2. Complete and submit online this Intervention Assignment using the Prezi. This may take about 20 minutes, and the form does not let you save your responses; in other words, you must complete the assignment in one sitting.
  3. Email your teacher to let him or her know that you've completed the assignment.