Rhetorical Device Project

5th pd & group 2

stereotyping

Definition

a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.

Examples

men are stronger to do all work.
inference that someone has the better ability to do something.
Gender Stereotyping in Commercials

Red Herring

definition


kind of fallacy that is an irrelevant topic introduced in an argument to divert the attention of listeners or readers from the original issue.

examples

Mother: It’s bedtime Jane
Jane: Mom, how do ants feed their babies?
Mother: Don’t know dear. Close your eyes now.
Jane: But mama, do ant babies cry when hungry?

This conversation shows how a child tries to distract her mother so that she [Jane] could stay awake a little longer.

Where's the White Rabbit (Red Herring).avi

Testimonials

definition

a formal statement testifying to someone's character and qualifications.

examples

Someone who has used icy hot.
Icy Hot Advanced Relief Cream TV Commercial, 'Shaq vs Pain' by advoplica