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Ch 13: Argument & Rhetorical Strategies

About This Chapter

This chapter covers rhetorical skills that you can use to write an essay. You'll review how to write an essay that will engage your readers and make a persuasive argument.

Methods of Argument and Rhetorical Strategies - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you understand how to write a persuasive essay that engages your audience and clearly outlines your argument. You'll practice rhetorical skills and literary techniques that you can use to make your essays better. By the end of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Explain how to structure an argument in your essay
  • Describe methods of evaluating rhetorical devices
  • Detail how to use logos, ethos and pathos to appeal to an audience
  • Understand how authors promote bias in their texts

This chapter breaks topics down into bite-sized lesson chunks that clearly convey key topics related to argument and rhetorical strategies. Each lesson is about seven minutes long and is followed by a practice quiz for self-assessment. Use the video tags to jump to main points in the video and the lesson transcript to check study points.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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