1.Use ethos, pathos and logos to examine Abraham Lincoln’s rhetoric .
2.Compare the persuasive strategies used by Martin Luther King Jr. with Malcolm X. Cite sources. Be specific by referring to speeches, events or protest strategies.
3.Compare and contrast the Civil Rights movement (1950’s to present) with the Women’s Rights Movement (1950’s to present). Examine 2 reformers from each time movement.
(You many not use Malcolm X or MLK)
How did each speaker attempt to persuade?
What protest techniques were employed?
4. Describe 3 persuasive strategies used in the Women’s Suffrage movement during from the time of Seneca Falls until 1920. Refer to people, speeches or writings and any of the persuasive strategies.
5.According to Burke… “the basic function of rhetoric [is] the use of words by human agents to form attitudes or to induce actions in other human agents.”
In your opinion, of all the reformers covered in this course, which is the most successful in inducing action in others. Please explain your selection.