Ommunication 220 Bias, Rhetorical Devices and Argumentation

1. Assignment: Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation

a? Resources: American Rhetoric Web site; and Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation, all found on the student Web site.

a? Listen to the speech at moviespeechcitizenkane2.html by clicking the Audio mp3 link located below the video player, or scroll below the Audio mp3 player to read the transcript of the speech.

Write a minimum 500-word response to the following questions:

o What are some examples of bias, fallacies, and specific rhetorical devices in the speech?
o How did the speaker address arguments and counter arguments?
o Were the speakeras arguments effective? Explain your answer.

a? Follow APA guidelines for assignment.

a? Post your paper as an attachment in the Assignments section in Word format.

Include a resource page and only use the resources i Provide. The American Rhetoric Web site is linked in the assignment instructions.