Logical Appeal: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the BEST definition of a logical appeal?

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1. What are some effective ways to apply logic?

2. What can undermine logical appeals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your learning on things to consider when writing logical appeals with this quiz/worksheet. Some key elements to know for the quiz are the definition of a logical appeal and how to apply it to writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This tool assesses your understanding of the following:

  • What a logical appeal is
  • Ways to incorporate them into your writing
  • Things to avoid to make your logical appeal effective

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet tool allows you to make use of the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about logical appeals in composition
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of what a good logical appeal is
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about other tools of persuasion identified by Aristotle

Additional Learning

To learn more about logical appeals in writing, refer to the lesson called Logical Appeal: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define logical appeal
  • Understand the relationship between logical appeals and evidence
  • Apply tools of persuasion to logical appeals
  • Identify arguments that make your logical appeal less effective