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Old May 8, 2005, 02:55 PM   #1
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'Write a rhetorically effective essay directed to an academic audience'
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Old May 8, 2005, 02:58 PM   #2
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speech or writing which is intended to be effective and persuasive
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Old May 8, 2005, 03:00 PM   #3
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rhe·tor·i·cal Audio pronunciation of "rhetorically" ( P ) Pronunciation Key (r-tôr-kl, -tr-)
adj.

1. Of or relating to rhetoric.
2. Characterized by overelaborate or bombastic rhetoric.
3. Used for persuasive effect: a speech punctuated by rhetorical pauses.
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ef·fec·tive Audio pronunciation of "effective" ( P ) Pronunciation Key (-fktv)
adj.

1.
1. Having an intended or expected effect.
2. Producing a strong impression or response; striking: gave an effective performance as Othello.
2. Operative; in effect: The law is effective immediately.
3. Existing in fact; actual: a decline in the effective demand.
4. Prepared for use or action, especially in warfare.
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Old May 8, 2005, 03:03 PM   #4
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write some BS that will make the audience think you are intelligent while at the same time you know you just spewing bs.
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Old May 8, 2005, 03:05 PM   #5
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Old May 8, 2005, 03:06 PM   #6
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Hrmm, point taken.

Use big words to communicate a simple theme, roger.
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This is for a paper I'm writing ..

'Write a rhetorically effective essay directed to an academic audience'
persuasion(sp?)
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