A Rhetorical Analysis Of Catching Lairs By Dr. Schafer

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Catching Lairs is an article written by Dr. Jack Schafer concerning the detection of liars in a variety of scenarios. Dr. Schafer points out the main points that one can use to detect a lair. He exploits the idea that when a person lies, they tend to use Tag Qualifiers. Tag Qualifiers are words such as this, that, these, those, and though; these words can be used to truthfully answer the questions. When an investigator is trying to detect a lie, they have to use specific words to bring out these Tag Qualifiers. Many examples were expressed throughout this article including the following: A mother/son scenario, a scenario about rape, and a scenario about a missing pregnant woman. When one uses a Tag Qualifiers, it should bring up high suspicion.