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Lecture 2

WRTC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Pathos


Department
Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication
Course Code
WRTC 103
Professor
saraho'connor
Lecture
2

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Week 2 notes
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Essay French word “attempt”
Purpose for writing
Idea that ties it together
Idea is the general point
Limited purpose
Appeals:
Ethos: credibility
oSituated: title, position, experience – what they come to the table with
oInvented: person created while writing
Pathos
Logos
Evidence:
Statistics
Personal experience
Observation
Examples
Map
Articles
Video
Interview
Laws
Pictures
Studies
Experts
Testimony
oFind what is most relevant to audience
1/21
Greek: 5 Cannons of Rhetoric
Invention
ocome up with ideas/ brainstorming
Research/ Evidence
oList, story, example
Draft
Stephen King: On Writing
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