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UNIT 2 > LESSON 1 > ACTIVITY 10 : Analyze Rhetoric

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  1. Jacob902
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    Question 1 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What is the author's tone in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. Embarrassed and shameful B. Hostile and humorous C. Friendly and jovial D. Sad and regretful

  2. anonymous
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    i didn't read it but knowing the topic id go with c myself if i wrote it also jovial means joyful and friendly... so he was friendly and joyful and freiendly

  3. Jacob902
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    Question 2 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: This argument appeals to the wheelchair ethos of the wealthy, upper-middle-class American slob. If Rainbow Bridge is worth seeing at all, then by God it should be easily, readily, immediately available to everybody with the money to buy a big powerboat. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What type of logical fallacy does this passage from "The Damnation of a Canyon" contain? A. Slippery slope B. Ad hominem C. Bandwagon D. Circular

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    a In logic and critical thinking, a slippery slope is a logical device, but it is usually known under its fallacious form, in which a person asserts that some event must inevitably follow from another without any rational argument or demonstrable mechanism for the inevitability of the event in question. b (of an argument or reaction) directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining. c a group of people getting more people in the group just because its a wide and popular belief about something d (of an argument) already containing an assumption of what is to be proved, and therefore fallacious.

  5. anonymous
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    i think its a or d

  6. anonymous
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    go with one then the other?

  7. Jacob902
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    Question 3 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What is the main argument of "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. The cost of taking a vacation to Lake Powell has been lowered to allow as many people as possible to visit. B. Glen Canyon was being destroyed by the flow of the Colorado River until the dam saved the area. C. The electricity provided as a result of the construction of the dam is more important than any damage that was done. D. The plant life and wildlife in the Glen Canyon area have been compromised by the construction of the dam.

  8. anonymous
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    its not D

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