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When an Essayist́s Feelings Face Facts

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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General Note:
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Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jennifer Cognard-Black
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
To help keep your essays from becoming overly sentimental, Professor Cognard-Black discusses pitfalls for writers to avoid. Yoúll be introduced to three examples of what rhetorical theorists call logical fallacies and then take on the challenge of an assignment that brings together emotional appeals with rational ones to achieve credibility, empathy, and candor. Yoúll examine Naomi Shihab Nyés ability to blend rational argument with compassionate anecdotes, then hear a very personal take on the concept of ́homé from Professor Cognard-Black.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Literature.
Genre: Education films.

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