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9 Cards in this Set

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broad statement that applies to many persons, places, or things
a speaker's attitute toward something
Circular Reasoning
the attempt to prove a statement simply by repeating it in different words
when one event follows another and it is falsely assume that the first resulted in the second
Either/of Fallacy
when a writer states that there are only two alternatives when there could actually be many
Snob Appeal
implies that a belief or action will make one part of an elite group
the argument that one should believe or do something because everyone else does it
Loaded Language
the emotional appeal that takes advantage of the connotataive meaning of words
Name calling
Pointing out negatives of something to distract the audience