Dissertation Writers: How are ethos, pathos and Logos used

Dissertation Writers: How are ethos, pathos and Logos used

Think about a recent persuasive event you experienced. This could include a recent negotiation, an impromptu (or planned, though that is a bit less likely) argument over a current event, or any other situation where it was obvious that you were either trying to persuade someone or someone was trying to persuade you.

  • Explain the event, being sure to give details on the persuasion that was presented.

Now, you are going to analyze the persuasion using concepts from this week’s material to support your claims.

  • How was ethos used? What about pathos? Logos? How effective was each one? Was one more effective than the others? Why or why not?
  • How was identification used?
  • Which did you find more persuasive, identification or the Aristotelian proofs? Why?

Provide justifications, in the form of research, for your decisions and include references to 3-4 credible sources outside of the course and its required readings/media. Consider searching for these sources in the CSU-Global Library. Your paper should be 2-3 pages in length, well-written, and formatted according to

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