Goals: To clearly and persuasively convey and explain a complex claim.
Opener: If you remember from yesterday, Ethos is when you use your authority and respectability to convince others that you know what you’re talking about, and you’re point of view is correct. It is one of the three main ways to persuade. Basically, when you use ethos to persuade, you rely on how much your audience likes, trusts, and respects you as a way to convince them. Think about the project we’re starting. What are some ways you can build your ethos with the reader? What are some things you might do in a paper that would damage your ethos?
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