• Fallacies Practice & Examples

    A list of common fallacies and commercial links discussed during class:
    Ad hominem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og6ip6MKLv4  
    Hasty generalization:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlfinjxFEYI 
    Appeal to Authority:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSbjSUguctY 
    Scare Tactics:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syjM1dPriBA 
    She's a Witch! "Logical Argument:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrzMhU_4m-g
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  • Audience, Context, Purpose: "Sinners In the Hands of An Angry God"

    Read the excerpt and background information from "Sinners In the Hands of An Angry God" by Johnatan Edwards and answer the following questions.  This lesson follows the previous Super Bowl practice we did while watching this year's commercials (audience, purpose, context).
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  • Imitating Style "Pride & Prejudice"

    List ten things you did today then read the excerpt from “Pride and Prejudice.”  Note Austen’s style of writing and consider how style generates tone.  Turn your list into a written paragraph that imitates Austen’s style (using this excerpt as your model).  Follow Austen’s syntactic pattern (phrases, clauses, punctuation) but change the words and meaning to fit your list.  This shouldn’t be longer than a paragraph.  Don’t get overwhelmed or upset, this is just practice. 

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