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Comm. arts Test 2/21


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• Repetition
consists of saying something repeatedly for effect.
Appeals to Reason (logos)
invite the audience to use logic as they draw conclusions from the evidence presented by the writer: logical argument
Appeals to Emotion (pathos
attempt to persuade readers by triggering their feelings about a subject: how are the audience's feelings are engaged
Appeals to Authority (ethos)
references to expert opinions; how the audience perceives the credibility of the writer
what is an example of repetition in Good Words do not Pay
Good words will not...
Appeal to reason examples in good words do not pay
"I have heard talk and talk, but nothing is done."
"Good words do not last long unless they amount to something."
Appeal to emotion example in good words do not pay
"Too many misrepresentations have been made, too many misunderstandings.."
"The earth is a mother to all people, and all people should have right upon it."
Appeal to authority in good words do not pay
"Too many misrepresentations have been made, too many misunderstandings.."
"Give them all the same law.."
Word Choice in good words do not pay
"Too many misrepresentations have been made, too many misunderstandings.."
"Words do not pay..."
tone in good words do not pay
"I do not understand why nothing is done for my people"
"Too many misrepresentations have been made, too many misunderstandings.."
What is one problem that Chief Joseph has with the "good words" of others?
good words are not good until they are backed up with actions.
According to Chief Joseph, what is one thing the white man needs to do to live in peace?
is to live in peace with the Indian. They need to treat all men alike.
According to Chief Joseph, what is one thing all men have in common?
that the same Great Spirit Chief made them. The Earth is the mother of all people and any man who is free wants to remain free.
the action or offense of giving a false or misleading account of the nature of something.
a disagreement or quarrel; not understanding something correctly
mis means
"opposite," "badly," or "wrongly."
When "mis" is added to a word, it creates
an opposing or contrasting meaning.
the use of similar grammatical forms or patterns to express similar ideas within a sentence. It adds to the rhythm and balances to writing and strengthens the connections among an author's ideas.
I don't understand why nothing is
done for my people
Chief remembers all of the __: this makes his heart
good words and broken promises: sick
Chief believes that there has been too much talking by
men who have no right to talk
In order to live in peace, whites and indians must
treat men alike, give them all the same laws, give them a chance to live and grow
who were all men made by
Great spirit chief
what does "you might as well expect the rivers to run backward" mean
its never going to happen
purpose of chief's speech
persuade government to stop lying and make him and his people free
chief says that he will obey every law if he gets this freedom, what else does he say he will do
submit to the penalty
what is the claim in words don't pay
government lied and didn't keep their promise
opposing claim in words don't pay
Too many misrepresentations have been made, too many misunderstandings.."
Facts in words don't pay
indians were thrown off land
government didn't keep promise
Bias in words don't pay
government was rude
treat all men alike, good word's don't matter
In Rabbit-Proof Fence it is the girls __ day of school
The idea that the girls have to empty a toilet bucket suggests
they have a simple, old-fashioned life. They live in the olden times
The girls live
in a dormitory; a settlement
where are the girls going
what do the girls need to find in order to go home? how does Molly know about it?
rabbit-proof fence; her father inspected fences and he told her aboutt it
why do the girls trust their sister?
she was the eldest and she was always boss one who made the decisions
what was molly trying to avoid
leaches and deep and fast water
Molly followed the paths made by the
What does Molly try to avoid when looking for a place to cross the river?
Molly tries to avoid areas that are really deep and have a strong current. She does not want to step on leaches, and she wants to protect her sisters. They may get stuck if they don't do this. This helps them on their journey.
compelling or requiring immediate action or attention; imperative; pressing:
highly excitable; unnaturally or acutely uneasy or apprehensive:
having strong belief or full assurance; sure:
ly makes
an adjective into an adverb
how, when, where, to what extent, or to what degree.
• Point of view
Description helps convey that point of view because it reveals how an author sees the subject.
• Mood
Description using emotion words such as joyous, gloomy, peaceful, or frightening.
1. Which of the following is an ethical appeal? why?
A. It is your responsibility as a citizen of Mother Earth to treat her with respect.
B. How would you feel if you had to live with all your garbage?
C. People who do not know about recycling should check their community
D. When curbside recycling is offered, more people are apt to take the time to
A.it is what you're
supposed to do, it is your responsibility.
Which of the following is an appeal to reason?
I am shocked and disturbed by the mayor's plan for stray animals!
B. Only someone who hated puppies and kittens would support this plan!
C. According to experts, the plan will cost twice as much as the mayor says.
D. If you love this fair city, then you will vote against the mayor's plan.
C. facts such as according
to experts and twice
Which of the following is an appeal to emotion?
A. Many experts think the mayor's plan will not work.
B. I told my seven-year-old daughter about the plan, and she started to cry.
C. A similar plan was tried in another town, and it did not work.
D. Most townspeople said they would not support the plan.
Little girl crying makes you
feel bad
Which of the following is an appeal to reason?
A. Are you fed up with all the trash lying around the park?
B. Studies show that fewer people use the park if there is a lot of litter there.
C. People who litter are acting like five-year-old children.
D. How would you feel if someone came over to your house and littered?
Which of the following is an appeal to emotion?
. There are garbage cans along every path in the park.
B. Litter feeds pests and adds to our health problems.
C. Show some pride in our town, and do not litter.
D. It costs the town extra money to pay for extra cleanup.
c: Pride- emotion be proud of
your town
Adjectives often tell
what kind or how many.
Why was Aleeza excited about the self-portrait project?
-over the summer she was given a coloring book and finally learned how to color in the lines
-she couldn't wait for the teacher to hang it on the wall for everyone to see.
Why did she think peach was a good color to use?
all of her friends are using that color; she thinks that she is the same as them.
What did Miss Herrington do to upset Aleeza?
she told her that the peach she used was not her color. Instead, Aleeza had to use a brown color from the dirty crayon box
How does Aleeza finally take a stand?
telling the boy that asks her what race she is that she can be any color or race she wants to be no matter what anyone does. She determines her identity.
How does Aleeza feel about people questioning her identity?
confused and panicked
She is having a self-identity crisis because she is not who she thinks she is. Aleeza feels that her color/race does not describe who she is and she should not be named by that.
How has Aleeza changed now?
she finally stood up for herself and what she believed in. She knows that she cannot be described by the race. Aleeza is not afraid to take a stand
What is Aleeza's purpose in telling her story?
inspire others to take a stand.