High School
English Language Arts

Pathos in Arguments: How Emotions can be Convincing.

Everyone likes a passionate speaker and the same applies in writing. Learn how to appeal to your audience’s emotions by using some simple tools.
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Pathos in Arguments: How Emotions can be Convincing.
  • Maria Leou says:
    Emotional appeals can be very powerfully convincing tools in argumentation. Learn how to apply Pathos in argumentative writing so as to boost your claims and evidence.
  • Maria Leou says:
    Emotional appeals, such as evoking joy, sadness, fear and pity in an audience can boost students' argumentation. This link provides helpful advice and information on how to apply emotion into arguments and be convincing at the same time! I find that students enjoy this mode very much as they can show passion and feeling in their essays!
  • Maria Leou says:
    Learn how to emotionally influence your audience and convince them of the validity and soundness of your ideas.
  • Pathos in Images

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    Maria Leou says:
    Imagery is a wonderful way to teach students how Pathos can be a very strong argumentative tool.
  • Maria Leou says:
    I find that this grid is very helpful for students in understanding the three modes of persuasion and the grid form means that they can use it as a guide when they are writing. It also gives examples of how Ethos, Pathos and Logos can be accentuated in rhetorical writing.