English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 through Thursday, 9-25-14 Tuesday, 9-23-14 On a sheet of paper, write about the following prompt… you will keep this in your notebook: What does freedom mean to you? How do you become free?
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 through Thursday, 9-25-14 Wednesday, 9-24-14 On a sheet of paper, write about the following prompt… you will keep this in your notebook: “There is nothing more on this earth to be prized than true friendship.”
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 through Thursday, 9-25-14 Thursday, 9-25-14 Collect Final Drafts On a sheet of paper, write about the following prompt… you will keep this in your notebook: “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” – Albert Einstein
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 Chapter 3 – “Arguments Based on Character: Ethos” Writers and speakers create ethos in at least two ways. What are these two ways? (52) How does an argument based upon character differ from an argument based upon emotion? How do writers and speakers establish credibility? (59f) What challenges exist for Ethos that do not necessarily exist for Pathos?
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 Writers and speakers create ethos in at least two ways: Through the reputation they bring to the table Through the language, evidence, and images they use (52)
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 When you read (or hear) an argument, especially one that makes an aggressive claim, you have every right to wonder about the writer’s authority: What does he know about the subject? What experiences does she have that make her especially knowledgeable? Why should I pay attention to this writer? (57)
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 When you write for readers who trust you and your work, you may not have to make an open claim to authority. But you should know that making this type of appeal is always an option. A second lesson is that it certainly helps to know your subject when you’re making a claim (59).
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 Whereas authority is a measure of how much command a writer has over a subject, credibility speaks to a writer’s honesty, respect for an audience and its values, and plain old likeability. (59).
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 When people are trying to sell you something, it’s important (and natural to ask): Whose interests are they serving? How will they profit from their proposal? Such suspicions go to the heart of ethical arguments (65). MOTIVE
English 100Tuesday, 9-23-14 Go to page 68 Discuss #4 Identify a specific issue about which you feel strongly. Who would be a perfect spokesperson for this issue based upon Ethos? Explain.
English 100Wednesday, 9-24-14 Go to page 877 “Separation of Church and State: A War on Christmas and Other Misguided Notions” p. 880 – Discuss questions 1-4
English 100Thursday, 9-25-14 What is a claim of fact? What is a claim of value? What is a claim of policy? What is a warrant? What is pathos? What is ethos? What is logos?
English 100Thursday, 9-25-14 p. 67 #1 Identify the perfect spokesperson for the ad you created… explain to the class why you have chosen this spokesperson.