Devices for writing to argue
Terms in this set (10)
Personal experience used to illustrate a point
A question which makes you think; it doesn't need an answer.
Using numbers or percentages to provide evidence.
Using three words, ideas or reasons to make and argument more convincinteresting.
Rule of three
Using the point of view of someone who is knowledgable about the topic e.g. A professor.
Exaggerating for effect
Exaggerating to make something something especially bad or good. Often est is added to the end of the word or most of put in front of a word. E.g. Most fun, greatest
Selecting words which provoke a particular emotion e.g. Sadness, anger
Repeated 'S' sound
Giving a command/ bossy verb e.g 'get'
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