Category Archive: Heinrichs

Chapters 16-17

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Sabrina Senn and Isaiah Moss Chapter 16: Know Whom to Trust (p.181-190) Summary  In chapter 16 it talks about the use of ethos, and how a salesmen uses the characteristic of ethos. Heinrich… Continue reading

Chapter 15: Call a Foul

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Summary In this chapter, Heinrichs talks about how there are really no rules in rhetoric. As long as you stick to your argument, you can get away with using fallacies. Even though Heinrichs… Continue reading

Ch. 14 – Adam and Luca

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Ch. 14 Summary: Ch. 14 described three major groups of fallacies: Bad Proof, Wrong Number of Choices, and Disconnect Between Proof and Conclusion. Each of these contains subgroups of more logical fallacies. Under “Bad Proof”… Continue reading

Chapters 11-13

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Chapter 11 : Gain the High Ground Heinrich notes that before beginning an argument, a decision must be made as to what the audience values, specifically what its common beliefs and values are.Using… Continue reading

Chapter 9-10 Gia, Zoe, Mathew

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Chapter 9. Control the Mood This chapter focuses on the idea of using emotion and mood in helping to effect your audience. In other words reality can look different under different emotions as… Continue reading

Chapters 6-8 Kate and Allison

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  Chapter 6: Make Them Listen Heinrichs describes that an audience should be receptive, attentive, and want to listen to what the spectator has to say. He says that getting the audience’s trust… Continue reading

Chapters 3-5 Jordan & Jovanni

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Jordan & Jovanni Chapters 3-5 2/2/2016 Chapter 3: Control the Tense In this chapter Heinrichs talks about 3 issues according to Aristotle.  Those issues are blame, values, and choice.  These three issues are… Continue reading

Preface, Intro, Ch. 2

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Preface In the Preface to his book Thank You for Arguing (2013), writer and and persuasion guru Jay Heinrichs “hooks” his readers in with a curious and attention-grabbing first sentence: “Few people can say that John… Continue reading

Heinrichs Discussion Assignment Sheet

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PDF Here: Heinrichs Discussion Assignment Sheet Schedule Here: Section 3 Sign-Up Assignment Sheet: Leading Discussion on Heinrichs As part of our public speaking curriculum, you will sign up to lead a 20-minute class discussion/activity in… Continue reading