Fallacy Presentations

3 to 6 minutes. 50XP

Quick Write

Who can actually implement your solution to the problem?

Vibrant Sentences

Pick either the introduction or the conclusion to revise. Work on adding vibrant language to the paragraph. Experiment with rhetorical devices like:

  • Parallelism – refers to using elements in sentences that are grammatically similar or identical in structure, sound, meaning, or meter. This technique adds symmetry, effectiveness and balance to the written piece. Read more at yourdictionary.com

as a child

  • Repetition – is when words or phrases are repeated. Used to create rhythm and bring attention to an idea. Examples
  • Rhetorical Questions – a question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer. Read more
  • Analogy – a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
  • Metaphor –  is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics.

Analogies:

Annoying as nails on a chalkboard.

or

There are plenty of fish in the sea.

Metaphors:

Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day?

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The beautiful sunset.

The sun doesn’t actually set, we rotate away from it on our globe and it only appears that way.

Audience

Finding a real audience to target your solution to. Who can implement your solution?