elements of persuasion
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the concrete details you use in your paper to prove your point.
Appeals to the reader's sense of logic/reason and are usually facts or statistics.
Appeals to the reader's emotions. Word choice is important here, as emotionally charged language connects with people's emotions!
appeals to an author's credibility
repeating a grammatical structure or an arrangement of words to create rhythm and momentum
The reuse of the same words, or nearly identical terms, in order to emphasize their importance
Expressing the same idea in different words to clarify and stress key points
Drawing a comparison that shows a similarity between two unlike situations or objects