8 Susan B. Anthony was arrested for voting in an election Audience: local citizens and friends“Friends and Fellow Citizens”Topic: Women’s SuffragePosition: Pro Women are citizens and have the legal right to vote
9 Motivation Suffrage means the right to vote Women are asking for a say in who governs us
10 Discrimination against women is illegal because women are persons and therefore citizens. She appeals to logic and authority when shecites Webster, Worcster and Bouvier ( all dictionaries) and their definition of person.“Any citizen can vote and hold office.”She uses a rhetorical question“Are women persons?”
11 Appeal to Authority- The Preamble to the Constitution The Union was formed by all peoplePreamble supports her position with factsWomen arepeople
12 Persuasive DevicesRepetition- oligarchy- small group ruling the majority- white menRhetorical Question- “Are women persons?”Connotation- Downright mockeryWhat they stand to lose -harmonious homes as this causes dissension in families.She compares the plight of women to the plight of African-Americans
13 Reading: Use Clue Words to Distinguish Fact From Opinion 1. Women are persons.2. Look up citizen in the dictionaries mentioned.3. Mockery is a word that states how the author feels about the situation.4. Every is a word that signals an extreme statement.
14 Literary Analysis: Persuasive Techniques 1. A. The repetition of the word half followed by whole reminds readers of the unequal rights of women and men in America.B. Yes, because it emphasizes the difference2. Yes, women are persons.Yes, because I think women are persons, soit seems unfair to deny them the vote.3. hateful, aristocracy, oligarchyIt makes you think less of them.
15 Vocabulary1. True A will ensures that descendents receive the intended gifts.2. False The trip probably would not be enjoyable because there would be a lot of arguing.3. False America’s founders promoted democracy, in which citizens vote on their own laws.B C A B