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ENG 215 Week 2 Classical Principles of aArgumentation—Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

ENG 215 Week 2 Classical Principles of aArgumentation—Ethos, Pathos, and Logos


This study guide includes two guides covering “Reminders of Poverty, Soon Forgotten” and “What the Waters Revealed”

Read the following essays found in Dynamic Argument:
• “Reminders of Poverty, Soon Forgotten”
• “Our Full, Unequal World”
• “What the Waters Revealed”
• “Environmentalism as Religion Run Amok”
• “Coping with Methuselah”
• “A.I. and the Return of the Krell Machine”

Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper analyzing how an author used the classical principles of argumentation—ethos, pathos, and logos—in his or her essay, and how these principles relate to authority in a chosen essay.

Select one of the Week Two assigned reading essays above.

Analyze how the author you chose used classical principles of argument and how the principles relate to authority and one another.

Support your claims about the essay with specific examples.