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The effect of rhetoric is a combination of ___ expectation and ___'s desire to please
Complete the analogy. Grammar: rules as rhetoric:
persuade, inform, entertain
Rhetoric - The three types of purpose are:
formal, informal, jargan
three types of English
division and classification, narration, description, cause and effect, compare and contrast, argumentation, definition, process
List the 8 rhetorical modes
is a relating of events in some climatic sequence
brief narratives, called ___, are often used to effectively enliven or illustrate a point.
what gives a story movement?
The technique of ridding dull moments and having the focus of the story on time is known as
point of view
the ___ of a story is the angle from which the story is told.
The desire of the author is to make their story personal and intimate
the desire of the author is to have a narrator act as a video camera sweeping over the scene
chronological order, flashback
one would structure a narration in two different ways (time)
Themes for narrations come in two forms:
are reoccurring patterns in a story that help reinforce the theme.
are indispensable to narrative writing and can make the difference between boredom and delight.
When providing appropriate details, you either write from personal experience or perform
draws a picture of someone or something through words
good descriptive writing should establish a ____ impression
the dominant impression should appeal to the
speak in story form, think in story form, brings meaning to our life
In what ways does storytelling serve as an essential function in our lives?
ourselves, others, mysteries of life, universe
The classical function of stories are to bring us in accord with:
understanding not only one life across time but how individual lies interact with the whole
factual, metaphorical, poetic
Life story can take on 3 forms:
Stories with their deeply human elements and motifs, can guide us stage by stage, through the entire life course. Help center and integrate ourselves by gaining a clearer understanding of our experiences.
means spelling out exactly what a word or phrase means.
Definitions are necessary especially for ___ words and phrases.
Ideas and concepts are definable only by ___ or __
the method of defining used by dictionaries is known as
of a word is an explanation of its roots, origins, and the evolution of the word's meaning.
a well chosen ___ can add volumes of clarity to the meaning.
use of circular definition
the most common student error when writing a definition essay is the
meanings that are literal and explicit are
meanings that are implicit are
What is it?
What question must you keep in mind when writing a definition essay?
is to point out the similarities between two things
is to stress how they are dissimilar
Comparisons sometimes take the form of ___ ____ are frequently used to clarify abstract or complex ideas.
It is unlikely that one would get through college without having to write a compare and contrast essay. Compare and Contrast questions commonly arise in every imaginable ___
one must use ___ bases of contrast
once a preliminary sketch is made, one can further develop it by adding a few ___ words of phrases
two types of methods for comparison and contrasting
some ___ ground must exist between items in order for a comparison/contrast to be meaningful
all comparisons and contrasts are concerned with __ sides, and you must deal with them equally
to write a division and class essay means to break down a ___ into its ___ types
a prime purpose of a division and class is to discover the nature of a subject by a study of its ___ and their relationship to the ___
Division and classification is especially useful in ___ big, complex subjects
is to think and analyze, to see relationships between individual items where none are obvious
to classify accurately, then, you must base your typing and sorting on a single
your division and classification must be
when writing a division and classification one must avoid
what gives a story movement?
lexical, etymology, examples, what it is not
List of ways to define are (4)
step by step essay
write based on your ___ and by gathering ____
subject, audience, purpose
When writing you must always consider
more insight on themselves
the interviewee gains
gains insight on another
the interviewer gains
point by point
Alternating method is also known as
subject by subject
block method is also known as
True and False 2 & 5
language and body language
social contexts determines
biological and physiological needs
basic life needs, air, food, drink, shelter
protection, security, oder, law, limits
belongingness and love needs
family, affection, relationships
achievement, status, responsibility
personal growth and fulfillment
know what you write, write what you know
2 rules of evidence when writing
social context --> language use --> body language which a person uses at a particular ___ and ____
skill we are innately born with
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