Uop Com 155 Rhetoric

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Appendix C

Rhetorical Modes Matrix

Rhetorical modes are methods for effectively communicating through language and writing. Complete the following chart to identify the purpose and structure of the various rhetorical modes used in academic writing. Provide at least two tips for writing each type of rhetorical device.

NOTE: You may not copy and paste anything directly from the textbook or a web site. All information included in this assignment must be written in your own words.

|Rhetorical Mode     |Purpose – Explain when or why each|Structure – Identify the organizational|Tips – Provide two tips for writing|
|                     |rhetorical mode is used.           |method that works best with each       |in each rhetorical mode.           |
|                     |                                   |rhetorical mode.                       |                                   |
|Narration           |To tell a story                   |Following chronological order           |Write a summary so the writer can   |
|                     |                                   |                                       |maintain a chronological order.     |
|                     |                                   |                                       |Create interest with the reader by |
|                     |                                   |                                       |having a strong introduction       |
|                     |To use evidence to support the     |Organize the information according to   |Evidence used that supports the     |
|Illustration         |writers position                   |importance.                             |writers topic.                     |
|                     |                                   |                                       |2. Keeping the information         |
|                     |                                   |                                       |interesting to keep readers...