Explain how an author uses rhetorical devices to support or advance an appeal.
: Rhetorical devices for the purposes of this benchmark are the figurative language devices from 8.R.3.1
with the addition of irony, rhetorical question, antithesis, and zeugma.Clarification 2
: See Secondary Figurative Language
: See Rhetorical Appeals
and Rhetorical Devices
: Students will explain the connection between an author’s use of rhetorical devices and the appeal—logos, ethos, or pathos—that is being made. Instruction should focus on ensuring students can explain how specific rhetorical devices contribute to the development of the rhetorical appeal(s) the author uses.