Rhetorical Devices Project

5th period and group 1

Definition

appeal to emotion. contents. appeal to emotion or argument ad passiones is a logica fallacy which uses the manipulation of the recipent's emotions, rather than valid logic to win an argument.

Examples

Sarah McLachlan's commercial supporting ASPCA
Commercial appeal to emotion.wmv

Incorrect factual claims

definotions

something that is factural is concerned with facts or contains facts, rather than giving theories or personal interruptions

examples

Pro-Life Kid Asks Obama About Abortion