4: Forms of discourse

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argumentation/ persuasion

one of the four forms of discourse which uses logic, ethics, and emotional appearls (logos, ethos, pathos) to develop an effective means to convince the reader to think or act in a certain way.

....persuasion

relies more on emotional appeals than on facts

....argument

form of persuasion that appeals to reason instead of emotion to convince an audience to think or act in a certian way

description

a form of discourse that uses language to create a mood or emotion

exposition

one of the four major forms of discourse, in which something is explained or "set forth"

narrative

the form of discourse that tells about a series of events.

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