lit terms 13&14 examples
Terms in this set (20)
My opponent should not be elected mayor because he got a divorce five years ago.
appeal to doubtful authority
Michael Jordan wears Hanes underwear, so you should too.
People who cannot go without their coffee every morning are no different than alcoholics.
Married people should stay together no matter what. Even though we fight every day and I have hit you twice, we are indeed married and should therefore stay together.
We either have to cut Medicare or leave a huge debt for our children.
For lunch, soup is better than nothing. Nothing is better than pizza. Therefore, soup is better than pizza.
Holly said that vaccinations caused autism in children, but her scientifically well-read friend Caleb said that this claim had been debunked and proven false. Their friend Alice offered a compromise that vaccinations must cause some autism, just not all autism.
That group of teenagers is up to no good - they are out after dark, and they are wearing dark clothes and baggy pants.
The principal should hire this teacher. His test scores improved 100% in just one year.
I love tomatoes, so I'm going to learn to speak Mandarin Chinese.
Post hoc, ergo propter hoc
When I study for tests, I fail them. When I don't study for tests, I pass.
Our teacher should not give homework over the weekend because we have a religious holiday. It is a teacher's responsibility to respect my religion.
After Will said that we should put more money into health and education, Warren responded by saying that he was surprised that Will hates our country so much that he wants to leave it defenseless by cutting military spending.
My PE teacher is overweight, so I will not follow his advice to eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
If you don't expose your child to germs, he will never get sick and therefore never build up his immune system to fight illness. He will grow up to be a sickly adult.
It's time for our country to ban strip mining because every other country has already done so.
I know that AP can be tough, but imagine the pride in your parents' eyes when you pass the exam!
We are members of the Wombat Party and, as such, know that we are right when we assert that Wombats are the best!
appeal to ignorance
There is intelligent life in outer space, for no one has been able to prove that there isn't.
The big bang theory makes no sense. How can there not be a time before the big bang? Scientists just made it all up.