The different ways effective speeches work to persuade their audience. Aristotle recognized three major appeals: Logos, which focuses on the quality of an argument, pathos, which focuses on the values and beliefs of the audience, and ethos, which focuses on the author's character.
The listeners at a speech or performance, or the intended readership for a piece of writing.
A _______________ is a page at the end of your research paper which lists all sources you considered while researching whether or not you cited them.
. A ____________ page lists only the sources you cited information from. Both of these have a particular format which is stipulated by the MLA.
The position of an issue, the purpose behind an argument.
It answers the question "So what is your point?"
A text has ______________ when its ideas are arranged and connected in an order that makes sense to the reader.
Has experience and/or knowledge in a particular subject.
The breadth and depth of your argument. It consists of explanations, descriptions, examples, etc. which expand your argument by supporting your reasons (which support your claim).
To examine and judge carefully ; act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
Specific Information or proof that backs up the reasons in an argument. Factual evidence includes statistics, expert testimony, etc. that can be checked and proven by reliable sources.
A general statement or concept obtained by inference from specific cases.
A method and format of recording source information as stipulated by the Modern Language Association. This method includes using parenthetical citations and cross-referencing them with a works-cited page. (You'll need the MLA Handbook for college!)
Express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, esp. to achieve greater clarity.
An original first-hand account that has not been interpreted or edited by another author.
Information that has been gathered by researchers and recorded in books, articles, and other publications. Has been interpreted or edited by another author.
The reason for writing or for making a certain "move" in writing, for example the reason for including a certain piece of evidence or using a particular appeal for a given situation: to inform, to persuade,to entertain
a style that places parentheses around documentation as opposed to footnotes or endnotes to reference the material
Putting all the different sources of information together in a process that gives you a better understanding of the whole subject and allows you to draw your own conclusions. Compare and contrast different sources.