Creating Visual and Oral Arguments. Harrison High School AP Language. Recognizing Visual Argument. First, you need to decide whether you are looking at or listening to an argument. Discover this by asking the following:
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Figurative Analogies: these compare items from two different categories, as in metaphor, only the points of comparison in a figurative analogy are usually spelled out in more detail than they are in a metaphor. Many figurative analogies appeal to the emotions rather than to reason. They are effective as logical proof only when they are used to identify real qualities that are shared by both items and that can then be applied to help prove the claim logically.
This photo accompanies an article from Newsweek magazine titled Bringing Up Adultolescents.
Its aim is to establish the fact that “millions of Americans in their 20s and 30s are still supported by their parents.”
Comment on the following quotation from the essay that accompanies this photograph:
“It’s hard to feel like a Master of the Universe when you’re sleeping in your old twin bed.”