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WRT 101S - Desert Vista - Controversial Issues - Burns: Writing Arguments:Ethos, Pathos, and Logos
Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle identified three categories of persuasion or argument to be used in writing and speaking: pathos, logos, and ethos. Your assignment asks you to explain each of these categories and point out how you can use the three in your writing assignment.
The following link will help to define these categories:
The market-leader in argumentative rhetorics, Writing Arguments has been praised for its clear explanation of the Toulmin model, separate chapters on reading and writing arguments, and a wealth of interesting student and professional examples.
Using Aristotle's Formula Today
Five Stars by Carmine Gallo
Publication Date: 2018-06-05
"As technology threatens to displace countless jobs and skills, the ability to communicate is becoming more important than ever. This book is full of examples to help you get better at transporting your thoughts and emotions into the minds of other people."--Adam Grant,New York Timesbestselling author ofGive and Take,Originals, andOption B with Sheryl Sandberg How to master the art of persuasion--from the bestselling author ofTalk Like TED. Ideas don't sell themselves. As the forces of globalization, automation, and artificial intelligence combine to disrupt every field, having a good idea isn't good enough. Mastering the ancient art of persuasion is the key to standing out, getting ahead, and achieving greatness in the modern world. Communication is no longer a "soft" skill--it is the human edge that will make you unstoppable, irresistible, and irreplaceable--earning you that perfect rating, that fifth star. InFive Stars, Carmine Gallo, bestselling author ofTalk Like TED, breaks down how to apply Aristotle's formula of persuasion to inspire contemporary audiences. .
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Everything's an Argument by Andrea A. Lunsford; John Ruskiewicz
Publication Date: 2000-10-01
Everything's an Argument's unique, student-centered approach to teaching argument has made it the best-selling brief argument text on the market. The book's engaging, informal style shows students first how to read and analyze a wide range of argumentative texts -- verbal and visual, scholarly and "real world" -- and then how to use what they learn to write their own arguments.