In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than on the opponent's ideas. It comes from the Latin meaning "against the man."
In __, a writer asserts that one thing results from another. To show how one thing produces or brings about another is often relevant in establishing a logical argument.
The result of a series of true statements
The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example
When the writer reduces an argument or issue to two polar opposites and ignores any alternatives.
an appeal based on the character of the speaker. An __-driven document relies on the reputation of the author.
A fallacy is, very generally, an error in reasoning. This differs from a factual error, which is simply being wrong about the facts. To be more specific, a fallacy is an "argument" in which the premises given for the conclusion do not provide the needed degree of support
Creating a case by providing specific examples and drawing a conclusion based on the evidence they provide
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
The use of reason as a controlling principle in an argument
A sympathetic feeling of pity or compassion evoked by an artistic work
Reason, basis of a given statement
Relationship developed between the speaker, audience, subject, and medium (method of presentation) to develop a specific position
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