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									Persuasive Elements

        12 Angry Men
   Persuasive Appeals
   (Logos, Ethos, Pathos)

Logical Appeal (Logos):
  Using facts, figures, numbers, tangible
  evidence, charts, graphs, statistics, etc. to

                            Example: A Snickers
                            bar has 280 calories
                            and 30 grams of sugar.
                            That’s not very
  Persuasive Appeals
  (Logos, Ethos, Pathos)

Emotional Appeal (Ethos): Using emotion,
 visuals, stories, anecdotes that produce
 sadness, empathy, sympathy whereby
 changing one’s opinion or feelings.

 Example: Your
 donation might just
 get this puppy off
 the street and into
 a good home.
 Persuasive Appeals
 (Logos, Ethos, Pathos))

Ethical Appeal (Ethos): Directed at
  audience’s sense of morality or values.

                           Example: Believe
                           me! I’ve been
                           there before. I’m
                           just like you.
Persuasive Elements
(Rhetorical Devices)

n   Rhetorical Question: Asking the
    audience, or listener specific questions.
    No response is required, however the
    effect is that the question and the way
    it is posed produces thought and
    understanding in the audience and the
    listener whereby changing one’s opinion
    of feelings.
Persuasive Elements
(Rhetorical Devices)

n   Exclamation: Using charged words to excite,
    anger, or rally the audience to action.

n   Repetition: Using the exact same words to
    produce the exact same idea. By using
    repetition, one is placing emphasis on the key
    point or points one wants the audience wants
    to focus on.
Persuasive Elements
(Rhetorical Devices)

n   Restatement: Using different words, but the
    overall effect is an echo of the same key idea
    or key ideas. (Look for key points, main
    ideas, etc. to be restated with different
    words, but emphasizing for the same idea(s).

n   Parallelism :Creating a list of arguments,
    usually separated by commas to prove a
Persuasive Elements
(Rhetorical Devices)

n   Antithesis: Using strongly contrasting
    words, images, or ideas.

n   Allusions: Referring to well-known
    people, events, or stories.
12 Angry Men
n   The following are specific examples
    from the reading packet.

n   You are responsible for looking these up
    and understanding their use in various
    contexts of the play.
Juror Examples
n   Logical Appeal
    n   Juror 8 p. 186
    n   Juror 3 p. 187
    n   Juror 4 p. 195
n   Emotional Appeal
    n   Juror 4 p. 214
    n   Juror 4 p. 218-219
Juror Examples
n   Rhetorical Questions
    n   Juror 5 p. 201
    n   Juror 8 p. 205
n   Exclamation
    n   Juror 3 p. 202
    n   Juror 3 p. 228
Juror Examples
n   Repetition
    n   Juror 12 p. 182
    n   Juror 3 p. 187
    n   Juror 4 p. 195
n   Restatement
    n   Juror 7 p. 216
    n   Juror 11 pg. 218
Juror Examples
n   Parallelism
    n   Juror 8 p. 216
    n   Juror 8 p. 219

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