The Art of Persuasive Writing A QUICK REVIEW!. Forms of Persuasive Writing. Advertisements Editorials Speeches Propaganda Reviews Blogs Persuasive Letters. Forms of Persuasive Writing. Advertisements try to convince you to do or buy something. Think about those SUPER BOWL commercials!.
Advertisementstry to convince you to do or buy something. Think about those SUPER BOWL commercials!
Editorials or Letters to the Editor are about current issues that appear in newspapers and magazines, or on television, radio, and the internet. They want to persuade you to take their side!
Persuasive speeches try to encourage an audience to take action in favor or against an issue. “I have a dream. . . .”
Propagandais often about political issues, and usually includes emotionally charged appeals. These appeals can be positive or negative.
Reviews evaluate items like books, video games, restaurants, or movies, and they state an opinion as to whether the product/service is worth the reader’s/viewer’s time and money.
Blogs provide commentary on a particular topic, often combining text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. Blogs also allow readers to respond, offering additional opinions.
Persuasive essays/lettersuse logic, reasoning, and emotion to convince readers to join the writer in a certain point of view.
Today, this task is your job!
Does the author’s proposal make sense?
Is the author’s proposal the right thing to do?
Will accepting the author’s proposal make the reader feel better?