Persuasive Speech Strategies Review What are the three persuasive appeals of Rhetoric? Ethos, Pathos, and Logos • Ethos = Character • Pathos = Emotional Response • Logos = Logic Which appeal is most prevalent? Identify rhetorical devices from the following: 1. “Dear 16 Year Old Me” – Find examples of logos, pathos, ethos, repetition, anecdotes, parallel structure (You should be able to find these examples on youtube.com) 2. “Zach Wahls Speech” Find examples of logos, ethos, pathos, repetition, a rhetorical question, pacing, and listing Persuasive Writing Practice Please write the introduction to a persuasive argument on the subject one of the following: Argue for or against the issue and include: a rhetorical question, listing, parallel structure, repetition, alliteration and a metaphor/simile. 1. Should school times change to begin at 9:15 and end at 3:40? 2. Should the government allow students to get their licenses at the age of 14? 3. Should education in high school be more flexible with the requirements needed to graduate in your senior years? 4. Should the legal drinking limit be changed to age 21 in Canada? 5. Is there more we can be doing to stop bullying in our school?