Rhetorical Triangle: Definition & Example


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What are the three rhetorical appeals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The rhetorical triangle is used to describe the three rhetorical appeals, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define the different rhetorical appeals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to correctly answer questions on the following concepts to pass the quiz:

  • Which philosopher outlined the concepts of rhetoric
  • The three rhetorical appeals
  • The definition of each of the appeals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the rhetorical triangle
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the three appeals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Greek philosopher who outlined these three appeals

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the lesson called Rhetorical Triangle: Definition & Example for further insight. Some objectives you'll pursue include the following:

  • Understand how to use the rhetorical triangle
  • Know when the treatise Rhetoric was written
  • Recognize how the strongest arguments are written
  • Examine the use of the three appeals in a visual argument