Persuasive Language In Pop Culture
The Power of Persuation
How is Persuasive Language Used in Everyday Lives?
Persuasive language isn't just presented in an essay written in classes, rather we cross paths with persuasive language everyday all around us. Persuasive language is used in advertisements that we see on billboards while driving, on TV commercials, in restaurants, on the radio, and many more. They are trying to convince us to buy a particular product, vote for a specific person, watch this movie, and so on.
How Persuasive Language is Used in Pop Culture and How to Use It.
To effectively argue a point and persuade, you need the following components:
One: Make a claim.
Two: Provide evidence to support your claim.
Three types of appeal
Watch the three videos below and determine what the advertiser's claim is and what type of appeal is being used.
Boots and Pants Maxwell Pig - GEICO Commercial
Nike run for your life
FULL VERSION: McDonald's Commercial with LeBron James and Dwight Howard
Now that you know how persuasive language is used, look for persuasive language around you on a daily basis and write a reflection about how often you come across it, where you find it, what it is trying persuade you, what type of appeal is used, and how effective you think it is.