Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

These are rhetorical devices used to convince someone something.  Lawyers use them.  Commercials use them.  Students use them to try to convince adults various things.

Ethos — Ethos is an argument based on character

Pathos — argument based on feelings

Logos — argument based on facts, evidence and reason

See if you can figure out which this one uses…

Today’s assignment will ask the students to find various examples of the above three things in the closing statement by Atticus.


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