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WRT 101 - Desert Vista -Controversial Issues and Your Career - Ariza Fontecha: Writing Arguments:Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

Aristotle's Three Types of Rhetorical Strategies

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:

Writing Arguments

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