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Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? "You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn't she have done that over the phone or something? Instead, she waited until he spent all that time and money to go see her. You shouldn't hire somebody who would treat someone else like that." A. We should not feel pity for Leah. She decided to act cold and what goes around comes around. B. Leah should definitely be hired because she is the best person for the job. C. Leah's relationship with her boyfriend does not have anything to do with her qualifications for the job. D. Leah's boyfriend must have done something really bad for her to do that to him.



Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? “You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn’t she have done that over the phone or something? Instead, she waited until he spent all that time and money to go see her. You shouldn’t hire somebody who would treat someone else like that.” A. We should not feel pity for Leah. She decided to act cold and what goes around comes around. B. Leah should definitely be hired because she is the best person for the job. C. Leah’s relationship with her boyfriend does not have anything to do with her qualifications for the job. D. Leah’s boyfriend must have done something really bad for her to do that to him.

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Which type of logical fallacy is being presented in the argument below? “Officer, I apologize for running through the tollbooth without paying. I really think you should let me go with a warning because I just got laid off from my job today. I was crying and I didn’t even see the tollbooth and if you give me a ticket, I don’t know how I’m going to pay for it now that I’m unemployed.” A. appeal to common opinion B. personal attack C. false dilemma D. appeal to pity



Which type of logical fallacy is being presented in the argument below? “Officer, I apologize for running through the tollbooth without paying. I really think you should let me go with a warning because I just got laid off from my job today. I was crying and I didn’t even see the tollbooth and if you give me a ticket, I don’t know how I’m going to pay for it now that I’m unemployed.” A. appeal to common opinion B. personal attack C. false dilemma D. appeal to pity

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Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. What are the logical fallacies in Mark's argument? A. appeal to common opinion and appeal to emotion B. appeal to emotion and false dilemma C. appeal to pity and personal attack D. personal attack and false dilemma



Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. What are the logical fallacies in Mark’s argument? A. appeal to common opinion and appeal to emotion B. appeal to emotion and false dilemma C. appeal to pity and personal attack D. personal attack and false dilemma

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Read the following passage and answer the question. My children, latest generation born from Cadmus, why are you sitting here with wreathed sticks in supplication to me, while the city fills with incense, chants and cries of pain? … so I have come in person—I, Oedipus, whose fame all men acknowledge. … I shall assist you willingly in every way. I would be a hard-hearted man indeed, if I did not pity suppliants like these. The phrase “born from Cadmus” is an example of _____. a motif a patronymic foreshadowing irony


Hey there!

Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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Which logical fallacy is used in the above World War II propaganda poster? A. appeal to pity B. testimonial C. false dilemma D. personal attack


Here are a few pointers; hope this is useful)

Ovation-by definition- is show of appreciation from an audience, for a person’s accomplishments or flaw.

“Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.”

A person’s accomplishment could be how they made a positive change in this world, strong leadership- that makes them a effective leader or simply helping others. A person’s flaw- mistakes in life, sin or even guilt should also be considered an appreciation- an ovation for representing mankind’s flaw and that humanity makes mistakes, fulfilling at least one deadly sin such as greed, lust, selfishness etc.

Thus, regardless of a person’s achievement or flaw- a person deserves an applause for, not the least, living in this society and this world that we are all living together and dying together.

That was just the introduction.. the best part is yet to come.. now it’s your turn!!

Here are other pointers to talk about in your essay:

Shakespeare’s famous line “All the World’s a stage. That agrees with your line: “Everybody deserves a standing ovation…”

Shakespeare explains that men and women are like players: they live, and die, some being celebrated and some forever living in solitude till their death. Shakespeare states the world is a “stage” which symbolizes that mankind is in its peak. The world is changing everyday: little by little and humanity is falling behind.
Due to our world turning into machinery: factories, an automotive future: where humans only job to live (entrance) and to die (exit) the famous humans remembered and the flawed not recalled.

This is according to Shakespeare’s imagery.

I don’t know what grade your in, but I think simplifying Shakespeare’s word of mouth in your essay would be handy and useful as it has strong references of your quote, and agrees strongly in your essay.

Hope this helps 🙂