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types of persuasive arguments
-argument by example
-argument by authority
-argument by cause/effect
-argument by analogy
-argument by deduction
hasty generalization
-persuasive fallacy

-coming to conclusion based off little evidence
Post hoc ergo propter hoc
-persuasive fallacy

-claiming that because one event occured before another a cause/effect relationship exists
Red Herring
-persuasive fallacy

-bringing up a distracting/irrelevant issue in order to deflect attention from the issue at hand
Appeal to tradition
-persuasive fallacy

-claiming that because it was done in the past, something is valid now
False Dilemma
-persuasive fallacy

-claiming that 2 choices exist, when more do
Bandwagon
stating that a person should do/think something because others do
Ad hominem
-persuasive fallacy

-attacking a person's character instead of the issue at hand
direct characterization
in literature and drama, the method of character development in which the author simply tells what the character is like
indirect characterization
requires the reader to look for clues in the text