Define the following – definition must be textual (not literal) i.e. must be as much as possible, textbook definition, not dictionary:
1. Rhetoric / rhetorical – Language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect.
2. Argument – Process of providing claims, giving reasons and supplying evidence to change the way someone thinks.
3. Audience- The people who are intended to read a piece of writing.
4. Ethos – Ethics; authority, credibility of author.
5. Pathos – appealing to emotion and intellect.
6. Logos – Logical conclusion; not looking for the truth.
7. Content – Literal definition of something, it is all the matieral in the document.
8. Context – How the information is meant to be understood.
9. Imply- Used when writing, when you strongly suggest the truth or existence of something expressed.
10. Infer – Used when reading what a writer writes, when you deduce or conclude from evidence and reading.
11. Summary_- A condensed version of a source with the idea of capturing the essence, main ideas, and the emphasis of the orginal document.
12. Paraphrase – The process of taking information from a source and putting it in your own style.
13. Major premise – The thesis or hypothesis of your writing, main idea of the writing.
14. Minor premise- The facts or content that helps support and prove the major premise.
15. Counter argument- An argument that differs from your argument by bringing in the opposing view.
16. Rebuttal- An argument made to respond to a particular objection.