Rhetorical Strategies Addison Williams

Scare Tactics

"a strategy intended to manipulate public opinion about a particular issue by arousing fear or alarm". In this advertisement, the anti meth market is trying to scare future addicts by giving them a look into the future of them-self.

Rhetorical Question

"A rhetorical question is a figure of speech in the form of a question that is asked to make a point rather than to elicit an answer." In Geico's car insurance commercials, this rhetorical questionnaire asks unanswerable questions such as, "Did the Walton's really take too long to say goodnight?"

Patriotism

the quality of being patriotic; vigorous support for one's country's. Patriotism is definitely show in ones country. For example, patriotism is show in the United States by our flag salute or our nations flag.

Sarcasm

the use of irony to mock or convey contempt. There isn't a specific example of sarcasm because it is used so frequently. Sarcasm could be a dig at someone such as, "I'm sure you know everything."

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