Week 7 Discussion

Discussion 1:

You recently read an article that highlights the benefits of a 4-day work week. You intend to persuade your company’s CEO that this is a viable option for the company. Which of the following appeals would you focus on in order to convince your CEO that a 4-day work week is beneficial? Choose one of the following and provide an explanation for your choice.

  • Ethos – character or disposition (credibility)
  • Logos – logical (reasoning and evidence)
  • Pathos – emotional

Discussion 2:

Over the weekend, you attended a co-worker’s birthday party. During the birthday celebration, your co-worker delivered the speech below. Which aspect of the speech most appealed to you? Provide an explanation for your choice.

  • Option A: Introduction and conclusion
  • Option B: Use of direct quotes