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AP English Key Terms of Language of Composition

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Appeals to... authority, emotion, or logic

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Rhetorical arguments in which the speaker claims to be an authority or expert in a field, or attempts to play upon the emotions, or appeals to the use of reason. Clasically trained rhetoricians identify these appeals with their Greek names: ethos is authority, logos is logic, and pathos is emotion.
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Question: Appeals to... authority, emotion, or logic
Answer: Rhetorical arguments in which the speaker claims to be an authority or expert in a field, or attempts to play upon the emotions, or appeals to the use of reason. Clasically trained rhetoricians identify these appeals with their Greek names: ethos is authority, logos is logic, and pathos is emotion.