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Paul O'Grady Save The Children Charity Appeal Feb 2013. Types of Argument - Writing Arguments - Chapter 8: Other Frequently Assigned Papers - Online Guide to Writing and Research - Effective Writing Center (EWC) - UMUC. Writing Arguments Types of Argument There are basically two types of arguments: Aristotelian or adversarial, and Rogerian or consensus-building. Aristotelian argument is made to confirm a position or hypothesis or to refute an existing argument. Using the techniques at hand, the writer attempts to persuade the reader to a particular point of view. The writer uses logic, appeals to the rational in the audience, and provides empirical and common sense evidence to persuade the audience members to change their beliefs, attitudes, and actions. Rogerian argument is a bit different—its goal is to develop consensus among readers rather than establish an adversarial relationship.

The Essay: Creating a Strong Written Argument. Creating a Strong Written Argument You’ve seen several key terms in the essay prompt and assignment, as well as in the scoring rubric. Here they are: reasons, examples, appropriate evidence, organization, support, point of view, position, focus, coherence, development, flow. These are all features of a strong written argument. A strong argument has a recognizable structure—especially for a timed essay like the SAT’s. The following chart presents this structure and relates it to these key terms that the SAT clearly emphasizes. Some of the correspondences are obvious; others aren’t. Looks a lot like an outline, doesn’t it? Organization. We’ve built this argument structure into our step method, as you’ll see in Essential Strategies. Persuasive COMMUNICATION. Parts of speech. Transcript: Illinois Senate Candidate Barack Obama (washingtonpost.com) Transcript: Illinois Senate Candidate Barack Obama (washingtonpost.com) Lunsford.

15 Oral Persuasion Techniques. Persuasive Techniques in Advertising. Common persuasivetechniques. Barack Obama's Remarks to the Democratic National Convention. The following is the text of Barack Obama’s keynote address to the Democratic National Convention, as recorded by The New York Times. BARACK OBAMA. Thank you so much. Thank you so much. Thank you. On behalf of the great state of Illinois, crossroads of a nation, Land of Lincoln, let me express my deepest gratitude for the privilege of addressing this convention. Tonight is a particular honor for me because — let’s face it — my presence on this stage is pretty unlikely. But my grandfather had larger dreams for his son. While studying here, my father met my mother. And they, too, had big dreams for their daughter. My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They are both passed away now. I stand here today, grateful for the diversity of my heritage, aware that my parents’ dreams live on in my two precious daughters.

That is the true genius of America — a faith in simple dreams,, an insistence on small miracles. Great Speeches Analysed: First Analysis - Obama's 2004 DNC Cpeech. This is the first entry in this site looking at great speeches in history, in movies, in business – wherever they can be found. Suggest some speeches, and if they’re great I’ll analyse them. The purpose of this blog is to try and give you some insight into why speeches work and how you can craft a speech that will win the argument, win the business, or maybe even win the heart of a loved one. In each case I’ll give some history to place the speech into context (either into the context of the speaker’s life or the context of surrounding historical events), some general comments and an in-depth review of the speech.

I will reproduce the speech according to how it was delivered wherever I can source the video or audio of the speech being delivered, and I use a single line space where the speaker took a small pause and a double line space where there was a larger, more definite pause or a break in the speech to move to a new section. So here’s the first speech! What worked well? Analysis of Barack Obama's Victory Speech. Analysis > Barack Obama's Victory Speech Here's the video, full text and a detailed analysis of the speech Barack Obama made in Chicago on the day of his being elected to the post of President of the USA, Wednesday 5th November, 2008. Further notes Sections of the speech may be characterized as: Celebration Thanks Challenge History Hope The overall approach is to create an inclusive sense of history where individuals make personal sacrifice in order to be a part of a great revival.

The history as told includes the longer American history but with particular leverage on African American history, where poverty was and is well known, and where struggles in living memory led to significant change. Inclusion reaches out to all Americans, including Republicans and diverse segments. See also Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech Story plots, Communication, Argument. First Obama Victory Speech - Full 2008 Victory Speech in Grant Park, Chicago. Max Atkinson's Blog: Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech. The Independent on Sunday asked me to annotate Barack Obama’s victory speech last week, the results of which were published on 9th November. It hasn't been posted on their website, probably because the layout with red circles around lines from the speech linked to the notes caused problems in creating a readable web page. The newspaper’s introduction to the piece is reprinted below, followed by the full text of the speech with my notes in italics between paragraphs (which are slightly fuller than those in the published version).

Barack Obama’s speech in Chicago following his victory in the US election was a fine example of the rhetorical brilliance that helped him defeat Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Although he has a team of three speechweriters. Led by the 27-year old wunderkind Jon Favreau, Obama likes to write the bulk of his speeches himself. The main rhetorical techniques include: Contrasts: e.g. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him (Mark Antony), three-part lists: e.g. (P.S. Max Atkinson's Blog: Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech. Figures of speech (analogy, metaphor, antithesis, etc) - SMU Communication 101. Antithesis. Techniques > Use of language > Figures of speech > Antithesis Method | Example | Discussion | See also Description Antithesis is the use of an opposite in order to highlight a point. Example It has been said we are good, but I say we are bad. In many ways, the old are young. She is very intelligent -- far from stupid.

Discussion Antithesis uses the contrast principle to draw attention to something. Antithesis may simply include the negative or may be done as a form of repetition, stating both the positive and criticized negative case. Argument is often described as thesis, antithesis and synthesis where, briefly, an idea is put forward (thesis), it is debated (antithesis) and the idea is consequently improved (synthesis). The principle of antithesis may also be used more broadly, for example where a character in a play acts in contrary ways, or where two characters have diametrically opposite positions, thus highlighting each other. Classification: Reversal See also Contrast principle, Litotes. The Rhetoric Of Aristotle. Faculty: Mike Putnam. The Nature of Rhetorical Communication Chapter 2 Download Rhetorical communication centers on our ability to influence and control others.

Without the ability to influence or control our lives in any fashion, we are at risk of being little more than pawns to others. If we can effectively communicate using rhetorical skills then we increase our chances of success in whatever field we work. This could be one of the strongest assets you can acquire while in college—the ability to reason and argument rhetorically. Rhetorical argument is not blaming someone. Our society tends to admire the straight shooters, the ones who follow their gut regardless of what anyone thinks. The skilled rhetorician relies on desire, understanding, and experience. The Meaning of Rhetorical Communication— Aristotle defined rhetoric as “the faculty (ability) of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion.”

Given this last definition of rhetoric, it involves five basic factors: Types of Communication: RHETORICAL ANALYSIS SPEECH. Grade Sheet The purpose of the rhetorical analysis speech is to: · Introduce you to persuasive speaking by having you determine important factors. (You will be using information from your text for analysis) · Introduce you to some famous and less famous speakers/rhetoricians · Provide you with an initial public speaking setting which involves research and visual aids · Provide you with an additional opportunity to engage in questions and answers · Analyze what made or make this person persuasive. 6-8:00 speaking time 3 researched evidence sources.

Speech choices for the assignment: (Use this site to find a speech for the rhetorical speech assignment) www.americanrhetoric.com Method: You will choose a famous public speaker from the following site or with my approval. Your choice must be a person who has the following: · A video or audio recording available during your speech · Enough publically available background information for you to research and quote · A long enough speech for you to analyze. RHETORICAL ANALYSIS SPEECH. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie.

Persuasive communication. Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology | Social psychology:Altruism · Attribution · Attitudes · Conformity · Discrimination · Groups · Interpersonal relations · Obedience · Prejudice · Norms · Perception · Index · Outline Persuasion is a form of social influence.

It is the process of guiding people toward the adoption of an idea, attitude, or action by rational and symbolic (though not only logical) means. It is a problem-solving strategy, and relies on "appeals" rather than force. Dissuasion is the process of convincing someone not to believe or act on something. Persuasion is often confused with manipulation, which is the act of guiding another towards something that is not in their best interest by subverting their thought processes.

Attitude change through persuasion. Edit 1. 2. 3. 4. 35 Greatest Speeches in History.