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Posted by Anniel Buckley (she/her) on

Rhetorical analysis analyzes the symbolic artifacts of discourse—the words, phrases, images, gestures, performances, texts, films, etc. It involves three different parts which are ethos , logos , and pathos. Logos use data , evidence , and statistics to convey their argument . Pathos uses the audience’s emotion to persuade them for what they are trying to advertise . Ethos is the writers credibility and their character to move the audience to agree with them. I see that rhetorical analysis can also be viewed as a subconscious thing most people don’t even know that they’re doing it . For example while waiting for the train you see another person, you might make a inference based on what they wear, what kind of hairstyle they have , what type of purse/backpack their wearing. Others might call this being judgemental but it can really be viewed as rhetorical analysis. A way how i might participate in rhetorical analysis is me picking what to wear everyday. While most people dress on how they or the weather but I dress on how others might see my outfit, the type of message that certain colors might, and what type of person they might view me as .

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