5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Straw Man
- a a statement that may appear to be an argument but is wrong
- b the use of slang in speech
- c rep. of sound in neighboring words
ex: she sell sea shells
- d A new subject is presented in an argument and is being attacked ex: Senator Jones said that we should the attack submarine program. I disagree entirely, I can't understand why he wants to leave us defenseless like that.
- e repetition of a word at the beginning of clauses.
ex: the sun is hot, the sun is big, the sun is yellow
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- reverse grammatical structure
- the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively
- All girls are pretty.
- A conclusion without evidence, usually tied to emotions ex: A little kid stole my wallet, therefore all little kids are thieves.
- reference to something that is presumably well known
ex: as big as Noah's ark
5 True/False Questions
pun → play on words
position → Believed superstition about something ex: Alex ran under a ladder the day he ran slow at his meet, therefore going under a ladder will cause him to run slow.
Begging the Question → Believing something without having enough evidence ex: Paul must be telling the truth because iv'e heard him say that many times before.
Red Herring → less offensive word choice
Qualify → comparison of two ideas in order to explain a difficult idea
ex: i washed my car and it is as shiny as colton's cheek