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Analyzing By Language And Rhetorical Appeals. Language Coursework (Coursework Sample)

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There are 2 parts to this assignment. Both parts are being completed in class, and in small groups of 2-3. We will be working on this assignment for both classes in week 11. If you are not in class for both classes this week, you will have to complete the assignment on your own and submit it via Blackboard/assignments:


Part 1: Complete the analysis template, in class and with your group, point form


Part 2: Submit 1 analysis paragraph, as a group, or, if you are not in class this week, on your own


Due Date:



  • Friday, March 29 via Blackboard/Assignments, OR

  • At the end of class on Thursday, March 28, for those who are working in groups, in class; if you choose this option, you may submit a handwritten copy to the instructor, at the end of class


You are analyzing a video for this assignment. The video link for this assignment and information about the organization that created the video can be found on Blackboard (under assignments and also under Weekly Class Materials/Week 11). Here is the video link:


https://www(dot)youtube(dot)com/watch?v=t0e9guhV35o


 


 


Part 1: Analysis of the video in point form



  • Please complete the following information, in your group, and in point form.

  • Submit this point form material with your analysis paragraph.


Author’s position or claim


What is the main claim being made here? 


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Your position on the argument


Do you feel that the video presented an effective argument, based on your analysis? Explain why or why not. NOTE: You will need to complete this question once your team has completed the analysis.


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Analyzing the language and tone


Look at the language that the author is presenting. In the chart below, identify the language that is being used, and explain whether it supports the argument or whether it does not support the argument. Give at least 3 examples of wording/phrasing from the video.



Specific language/tone (quote the words/phrases)



What does the language describe? (What does the author want us to think?)



Is the language appropriately persuasive or unfairly used? Why?



 



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 


Analyzing Rhetorical Appeals


In the following section, you are evaluating the videos appeals to emotion (pathos), credibility, morals, ethics (ethos), and logic, evidence and reasoning (logos).


Identify at least one example from the video for each of the appeals. For the appeal that you believe the video uses most, identify at least 3 examples from the video.


Analyzing Appeals – Pathos


Look at the emotions that the video presents. In the chart below, identify the emotion that is being used, and explain whether it supports the argument or whether it does not support the argument. Give at least 1example of pathos from the video.



Which emotion did the writers evoke?



How do you know? Identify the part of the video that evokes this emotion?



Is the emotion appropriately persuasive or unfairly used? Why?



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



Analyzing Appeals – Ethos


How does the video build credibility; in other words, how do viewers know to trust it? For this appeal, you may want to research the creators of the video. In the chart below, explain where in the video that credibility is used, and explain whether it supports the argument or whether it does not support the argument. Give at least 1 example of ethos from the video.



How did the video build credibility/establish itself as a credible source? Give an example from the video.



Is the credibility in the video appropriately persuasive or unfairly used? Why?



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 



Analyzing Appeals - Logos


Look at the reasoning or logic that the video presents. In the chart below, identify at least 1 example of reason, logic or evidence that is being used, and explain whether it supports the argument or whether it does not support the argument.



Which evidence or reasoning did the writers evoke?



How do you know? Identify the part of the video that suggests the reasoning, logic or evidence in this video.



Is the logic/evidence appropriately persuasive or unfairly used? Why?



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



Part 2: Writing an analysis paragraph


Use the information from part 1 to write an analysis paragraph on this video. Choose 2 elements to analyze (language, pathos, ethos, logos).


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Content:


Analysing by Language and Rhetorical Appeals
Name
Institution
Analysing by Language and Rhetorical Appeals
Part 1
Author’s Claims
* Young people are not patriotic citizens because they do not participate in the voting exercises.
* Young people are comfortable with their current lifestyle.
* Millennials only bother about their current lifestyles.
* They prefer going out for fun
* Millennials are obsessed with social media
* Young people are threatened with climate change
* Older people are a generation of doers
* Old people are patriots who vote
Position
I feel the video did not take an effective argument. According to my analysis, the clip merely criticizes young people rather than emphasizing the importance

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