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What we choose to believe vs. what we choose not to

 A Rhetorical Analysis on Chabris’s and Simons’s “why our memory fails us”      

by Ashley Longsworth  


The Writers’ title of choice Why Our Memory Fails Us, … 525 more words

Team 13

Convincing Memories: Rhetorical Strategies in "Why Our Memory Fails Us"

EXCELLENT. The authors make considerable use of classic tools found in The Rhetorical Triangle, specifically logos, the appeal to reason, and ethos, generating a sense of trustworthiness, credibility, and fairness – as do the participants of the article’s comments section. 1,086 more words

Group Soto (Teams 12-16)

Online Commenting; The Sport of Emotion and Credibility?

“Comment is King” uses the appeal of emotions and credibility to explain how online commenting has become a nuisance AND distraction to writers and readers. As we read in… 495 more words

Group Soto (Teams 12-16)

Why Should We Trust Our Memories?

We take risks every day by trusting the information that our memories provide. “Why Our Memory Fails Us” by Christopher F. Chabris and Daniel J. Simons uses mistakes made by credible public figures in order to demonstrate why memories are not the most accurate sources of information. 469 more words

Group Soto (Teams 12-16)

Rhetorical Discourse

Each of these articles use different rhetoric strategies to communicate their arguments with the reader. For instance, in Why Our Memory Fails us, the author uses Logos, presenting a lot of factual information that includes studies, statistics, and scientific observations. 485 more words

Group Soto (Teams 12-16)

My Memory Didn't Fail Me- I Remembered This Assignment (Team 13)


In Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simon’s article “Why Our Memory Fails Us”, the memories of two prominent figures are pulled into question. 518 more words

Group Soto (Teams 12-16)