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    Is fear the best way to scare people out of doing something? It depends on what the case is and what you are trying to do, Are you trying to keep them away from something or bring them to something either way it about works the same. I feel that appeals to fear are the best way to keep someone from doing something. The first reason why I think appeals to fear are the best way to keep someone from doing something is makes them scared of the consequences. For example in the TV show Corcoran when the prisoners are sitting down with the delinquents saying he sees them dying young. Making them scared they will die faster for doing what they are doing. For example in Sinners in the quote “god holds you over the fiery pit of hell”. This quote…

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    Fear is a negative emotional response to threats in the environment (LaTour and Rotfield, 1997). Witte, K (1994) defined fear appeals as “persuasive messages that arouse fear by depicting a personally relevant and significant threat, followed by a description of feasible recommendations for deterring the threat” (Williams C, 2012). Fear appeals can be grouped into physical and social fear appeals, physical fear can be characterised by threats that may cause harm to the body and social fear…

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    Fear appeal: A very persuasive attempt to unleash the motivation to take precaution and protecting one’s self is done by the arousal of fear (Ruiter, Abraham, & Kok, 2001, p. 614). To be effective and impactful a fear appeal should have a threat and a solution at the same time. Moreover fear is an emotion that is forecasted normally accompanied by a sudden response to neutralise threat with unpredictable outcomes and it happens before the action takes place (Loewenstein, Weber, Hsee, & Welch,…

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    Fear: The Motivational Sheep in a Wolf’s Clothing Fear is one of the six basic and universal emotions taught in classrooms today (Deckers, 2014). The standard physiological reactions to fear are well known and know no cultural restrictions. These include sweaty palms, increased heart rate, and dryness of mouth, among others. However, the definition and description of fear is no simpler than any other emotion and goes far beyond these physical responses. In fact, fear frequently manifests itself…

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    In Carla Seaquist’s Behemoth in a Bathrobe, historical events, opposing perspectives, and an interesting use of dialogue are used to persuade American citizens to be more mindful and motivated to get back a lost “can-do spirit.” The playwright originally published this article in February 2003 on Christian Science Monitor, just two years after the attack on September 11, 2001. Through this piece, she challenges Americans to stop avoiding the issues that need to be dealt with. The revised version…

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    they were unsafe and they used the fear to manipulate the people into doing what they wanted to be done. Donald Trump is similar in the way that he uses the fears of common Americans to manipulate them and convince them that he is right and that the opposing party is wrong. Another way that Ethos can be seen is when it talks about how American Populists have always tended to focus more attention on the domestic policy, but that the foreign policy is also a target. The article talks about how…

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    recurring appeal to the reader’s pathos. Grande uses the rhetorical strategy to keep the reader’s interest and to help them make personal connections to the story. Grande’s use of pathos helps to show not only the importance of understanding the immigrant experience, but also the importance of following your dreams. For example, the first chapters of the memoir are predominately about Grande and her siblings’ experience living with their Abuelita Evila in Mexico. Numerous times throughout…

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    Persuasions In Advertising

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    a.m., I noticed most of the ads did not share a common theme, as if they were picked at random. Almost all of these ads also used vivid imagery, music, and other peripheral-route appeals; even the commercials that were meant…

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    This essay about the case of Baig v Harvie [2015]. The case concerns an appeal from a man who was previously convicted under section 38 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 for abusive and threatening behaviour directed towards two parking attendants. The appellant’s appeal centres on the fact that his improper conduct was only verbal and that he had not been proven to have caused fear or alarm to the attendants. This essay will explain the terms of section 38, how…

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    Life experiences are a very good way to present an argument especially political arguments. It gives the speaker more credibility, appeals to the emotions of the audience, and makes his/her argument more logical. Using a life experience as evidence in a political argument is known as an “autobiographical political argument.” Doron Taussig analyzes the use of this type of argument in a series of blogs entitled We are the 99 percent and We are the 53 percent. From his readings it would seem that…

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