What is Ethos? - Definition & Meaning


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Ethos is best defined as

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1. Ethos is one of the three appeals identified by

2. Ethos can be increased by

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept of ethos. You'll be assessed on the origins of the term and examples of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Definition of ethos
  • Ways to increase ethos
  • Two types of ethos
  • Use of ethos in rhetoric

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding rhetorical appeals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the two types of ethos

Additional Learning

For more, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Ethos? - Definition & Meaning. This lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning of ethos
  • Learn to use ethos in your writing
  • Identify different types of ethos