Presentation on theme: "Persuasive Writing Persuasion- writing or speech that tries to get people to think or act in a certain way. It is used in editorials, speeches and advertisements."— Presentation transcript:
1 Persuasive WritingPersuasion- writing or speech that tries to get people to think or act in a certain way. It is used in editorials, speeches and advertisementsPosition- a writer’s opinion about a topic.
2 Logical Appeal Definition- Example- Appeal to the reader’s sense of logic. The writer or speaker uses a well-reasoned argument based on facts and evidence.Example-“One way to end childhood hunger would be to use federal funds to expand the school breakfast program.”
5 Emotional Appeal Definition- Example- Appeals to the reader’s emotions, such as their fear. It uses words with strong emotional associations, or connotations.Example-“If we don’t act now to solve this terrible problem, our precious children will be in grave danger.”
8 Ethical Appeal Definition- Example- It appeals to the reader’s sense of right and wrong. It uses words with strong moral or ethical associations.Example-“It is disgraceful that the richest nation in the world allows children to go to bed hungry every night.”
10 PropagandaA form of persuasion that attempts to influence people into accepting a position without thinking about it too clearly. These techniques come in several ways and can be found in newspapers, periodicals or online texts.
11 Bandwagonusing the argument that because everyone is doing it, you should too
16 Glittering Generalities Statements that sound good and are hard to argue with- but don’t really mean anything. For example- a politician might say “We need to improve our school system!” This is a safe statement that is hard to disagree with, however it provides no real information on how to improve the school system.
21 Snob Appealassociating the product, person, or cause with successful, wealthy, admired people to give the audience the idea that if they buy or support the same things, they will also be one of the “in-crowd
26 Circular ArgumentA CIRCULAR ARGUMENT states a sweeping generalization (a statement based on a stereotype) and makes an oversimplified statement about a group based on limited information.conclusion as part of the proof of the argument.
33 Emotional Wordsusing words that will make you feel strongly about someone or something/using negative or derogatory words to create an association in the reader’s mind between the person or object and something that is bad, feared, or distasteful