Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Vicious Vocabulary VI

As part of our Propaganda unit we will need to explore some new words. Please do a little research on these words to become familiar with them. 

Tasks you can do with these words: (try one or more)
- Find antonyms and/or synonyms
- Define in your own words
- Put into a mini story (50 or so words)
- Use an image that best captures the word

Words to explore:
  • rhetoric
  • slander
  • satirical

Good luck!

9 comments:

  1. Definitions

    Rhetoric: The art of effective persuasive writing/speaking.
    Slander: Often used in court. A false statement/report
    Satirical: "Of", "Pertaining to" or "Containing".

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  2. Rhetoric
    the art of persuasive speech or writing, especially the use of hyperboles

    Slander
    the action of making a false spoken statement or comment damaging to someone's reputation

    Satirical
    containing, or the use of, satire

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  3. Rhetoric: the art and study of using language persuasively and effectively.

    *picture- http://image.slidesharecdn.com/writingtopersuade-100331104107-phpapp01/95/writing-to-persuade-1-728.jpg?cb=1270033014

    Slander: false statement made to ruin the reputation of another.

    *picture- https://drinternetsafety-educationviewsor.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/freedom-of-speech-is-not-freedom-to-slander-dr-leonard-horowitz-sherri-kane-horokane-michael-vara-lnm-radio-network-ipredator-troll-triad.png

    Satirical: containing or using satire (mocking confusion of a person).
    synonyms- sarcastic, incisive, mordant.
    antonyms- direct, nonjudgmental

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  5. rhetoric: unnecessary exageration for effect.
    slander: a false or intentionally harmful statement.
    satirical: showing humour towards or mocking a person or groups confusion

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  6. rhetoric: unnecessary exageration for effect.
    slander: a false or intentionally harmful statement.
    satirical: showing humour towards or mocking a person or groups confusion

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  7. rhetoric: unnecessary exageration for effect.
    slander: a false or intentionally harmful statement.
    satirical: highly involving and causes deep thinking.

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  8. rhetoric:https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=rhetoric&biw=1600&bih=780&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIms-5wIP2xgIVhKymCh2RAgCT#imgrc=nc0irD8dZt3noM%3A

    Slander:https://www.google.co.nz/search?biw=1600&bih=780&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=slander&oq=slander&gs_l=img.3...16125.17396.0.17532.7.7.0.0.0.0.317.338.1j3-1.2.0....0...1c.1.64.img..5.2.336.GdZkRaqYeqQ&dpr=1&cad=cbv&sei=cWCzVfTqGqTimAWHr4P4DQ#imgrc=RsZ7P7kBFVGQqM%3A&sei=cWCzVfTqGqTimAWHr4P4DQ

    satirical:https://www.google.co.nz/search?biw=1600&bih=780&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=slander&oq=slander&gs_l=img.3...16125.17396.0.17532.7.7.0.0.0.0.317.338.1j3-1.2.0....0...1c.1.64.img..5.2.336.GdZkRaqYeqQ&dpr=1&cad=cbv&sei=cWCzVfTqGqTimAWHr4P4DQ#tbm=isch&q=satirical&imgrc=9QV7h6qfvkubVM%3A

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  9. antoynms / synonmys
    rhetoric: antoynms: hyberbole rant synonms: quiet
    slander: antoynms: slim, lean, synonms: fat, plump
    satirical:antoynms: mocking, ironic, ironical, satiric, no synonms


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