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1 AP Lang & Comp Unit 1: Rhetorical Analysis Week 4: HF, Narrative Rhetorical Analysis Week 4

2 9/6-9/13 Rhetorical Analysis ObjectiveAssignmentsHW Mon Comp LabNarrative due Friday TuesComp LabNarrative due Friday WedPeer ReviewWU: Vocab Score Essays Read HF; Narrative due Friday ThursAnalyze a narrative WU: Vocab Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant” Read HF; Narrative due Friday FriAnalyze a narrative WU: Vocab Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant” Read HF; Narrative due Friday Rhetorical Analysis Week 4

3 Rhetorical Terms consonancethe correspondence of consonants, especially those at the end of a word, in a passage of prose or verse; the use of the repetition of consonants or consonant patterns as a rhyming device. Fancy Words adroithaving or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling situations Rhetorical Analysis Week 4 Khaled Abdullah—Reuters Sept. 2, A boy stretches as he exercises at a fitness center in Sanaa, Yemen. "As in guys she gently sways at ease." “The Silken Tent” by Robert Frost.

4 Rhetorical Terms Inductionreasoning in which the premises seek to supply strong evidence for the truth of the conclusion. The truth of an inductive argument is supposed to be probable, based upon the evidence given Rhetorical Analysis Week 4 Sept. 2, Smoke from the fires below Pilot Peak intermingles with clouds from an arriving weather front as firefighters begin to get the Rim Fire under control near Old Yosemite Road, Division S, as seen from Greeley Hill, Calif. deductionthe process of reasoning from one or more general statements (premises) to reach a logically certain conclusion; links premises with conclusions. If all premises are true, the terms are clear, and the rules of deductive logic are followed, then the conclusion reached is necessarily true.

5 Rhetorical Analysis Week 4 Inductive reasoning is probabilistic; given the premises, the conclusion is probable. Example: 100% of biological life forms that we know of depend on liquid water to exist. Therefore, if we discover a new biological life form it will probably depend on liquid water to exist. Inductive vs. deductive reasoning Unlike deductive arguments, inductive reasoning allows for the possibility that the conclusion is false, even if all of the premises are true. Instead of being valid or invalid, inductive arguments are either strong or weak, which describes how probable it is that the conclusion is true. deduction: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect) Induction, or generalization: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

6 Rhetorical Terms dictionWord choice: it’s never enough to say an author uses “diction.” One must qualify what type of words authors use. Fancy Words thwartoppose or baffle Rhetorical Analysis Week 4 Sept. 4, An Indian Kathakali artist is reflected in a mirror as he dons make up prior to a performance in Chennai, India.


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