5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Straw Man
- Non Sequitur
- a A person engaging in an argument defines the opponent's position without them present. Politicians use it a lot
- b "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant
- c similar to chiasmus. "common sense is not so common", "The demon descended in a crowd toward a village now afraid of the demon"
- d Study of origin of words and historical uses
- e Two words that create a sense of opposition. "bubbly heaviness"
5 Multiple choice questions
- Rhythm of repetition that includes parallel sets of sentences or parallel clauses. "We will fight them in the forests, and fight them in the hills, and in the villages of the dell."
- A verb ending in -ing that serves as a noun
- Either/or fallacy aka the fallacy of the excluded middle. "There are only two options in gun control: when guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns."
- Combination of two or more elements in a sentence by use of a verb or noun. "She dashed his hopes and out of his life when she walked through the door."
- Argument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.
5 True/False questions
Deductive → Using claims to or premises to make a conclusion. Includes accepting the implied premise.
Cause and effect → Argument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.
Pathos → an appeal to emotion
Predicate Nominative → noun or pronoun that uses a linking verb to unit, describe, or rename the noun. "The silly dwarf is a squirrel"
Slippery Slope (domino Theory) → Fallacy of argumentation argues that one thing inevitably leads to another. Politicians use it a lot