Communication Discussion

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Differences between propositions of fact, value, and policy, and how to effectively incorporate each of these types of propositions into a persuasive argument. For this activity, you will analyze the cartoon Calvin and Hobbes in terms of the main argument of the comic strip and whether this argument reflects a proposition of fact, value, or policy. Refer to class notes from Unit 6 (Ethos & Source Credibility) as well as the Herrick (2011) reading to help you complete this activity.

Class notes could be found here: https://quizlet.com/232714443/comm-ethos-source-cr...

Reading notes: https://quizlet.com/128236845/herrick-chapter-2-fl...

Activity 7: Ethos and Comics Instructions: In class we discussed the differences between propositions of fact, value, and policy, and how to effectively incorporate each of these types of propositions into a persuasive argument. For this activity, you will analyze the cartoon Calvin and Hobbes in terms of the main argument of the comic strip and whether this argument reflects a proposition of fact, value, or policy. Refer to class notes from Unit 6 (Ethos & Source Credibility) as well as the Herrick (2011) reading from Unit 1 to help you complete this activity. For EACH of the three comic strips (A-C), respond to the following: 1. Summarize the main argument of the comic strip in one sentence. 2. Based on your answer to 1, is this argument a proposition of fact, value, or policy? How do you know this (defend your answer)? Additionally, answer the following general question about propositions of fact, value, and policy: 3. What is the importance of identifying whether an argument (either your own or a speaker’s) is a proposition of fact, value, or policy? On teaching: On relying on experts: On the First Amendment:

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Running head: PREPOSITIONS OF FACT, VALUE AND POLICY

Prepositions of Fact, Value, and Policy
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PREPOSITIONS OF FACT, VALUE AND POLICY

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The main argument of the first comic strip (On teaching) is to find out whether the
respondent has a good knowledge about the time when the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock.
The argument, therefore, stands out to be a proposition of fac...

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