There are two parts to the assignment. Part one is a question and answer format and part two is an essay in APA format.
BOTH parts MUST be completed!
PART ONE NOT AN ESSAY.
Question and answer format.
100 words per answer
Discussion questions must be in your own words
Describe what a Stereotype is.
What is Rhetoric?
What is a Down Player?
What is Euphemism?
What is Dysphemism?
What are Fallacies?
Provide examples of how language is used to influence opinion and research.
How can critical thinking be used to persuade?
Select five advertisements that demonstrate the use of five different fallacies outlined in the University of Phoenix Material: Common List of Logical Fallacies.
THESE ARE THE 5 FALLACIES THAT NEED TO BE EXPLAINED:
Two wrongs make a right
Begging the question
Appeal to emotion
Write a 350-word summary for each of your selected advertisements in which you address the following:
- Summarize the content of the advertisement.
- Identify the fallacy portrayed by the advertisement.
- Describe how the fallacy is used as a persuasive argument.
- Explain why you think that the creators of the advertisement used the fallacy to promote this product or concept.
Note. If you are unable to include the actual advertisement in your assignment, provide a URL to an electronic form of the advertisement.