5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rhetorical shift
- Non Sequitur
- Begging the question
- Cause and effect
- a AKA post hoc ergo propter hoc/ false cause. "Every time you turn on the game on television, the team loses. Therefore you're the cause of the losses." SUPERSTITIONS
- b Using claims to or premises to make a conclusion. Includes accepting the implied premise.
- c Speaker states a claim that includes a word or phrase that needs better definition. "Because of these extreme conditions, I need..." WHAT MAKES THE CONDITIONS EXTREME?!
- d Author alters diction, syntax, or both.
- e "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant
5 Multiple choice questions
- Argument that distracts the reader by raising irrelevant issues. Too many suspects in a murder mystery
- an appeal to emotion
- consecutive coordinating conjunctions when they are not needed, "He was overwhelmed, as if by a tsunami, and by the fishes, and by the seaweed, and by the salt spray from the heavens."
- Introducing a character or person suggesting that he is not at all reliable before the listener knows anything about him.
- Study of origin of words and historical uses
5 True/False questions
Gerund → A verb ending in -ing that serves as a noun
anadiplosis → the last word of the clause begins the next clause. Ex "The Furies pursued the men. The men.."
Argument from ignorance → Arguing something is true because its never been proven false. There are no aliens, etc.
Apostrophe → Direct address to someone not present. Nearly always pathos. "O eloquent, just, and mighty Death!"
Predicate Nominative → Adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject of the sentence "the gigantic whirlpool was INKY black"