08. Rhetorical Devices

Back to: Teach Persuasive Language Using Videos > Persuasive Language

Step 1. Read the text below. Persuasion is a common literary technique. We not only find it in literature, but also in political speeches, conferences, courtrooms and advertisements. In a persuasive text, communicators express their own feelings and opinions by appealing to the audience emotionally and rationally. Rhetorical devices are the key ingredients of a … Continued