Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

ETHOS Ethos is the speaker or writer’s perceived character or credibility. What factors might affect your perception of a speaker or writer’s character or credibility? Don’t be politically correct here—be real. How do we judge people?

You can’t control everything an audience perceives about you. What can you control? What can you do to enhance the audience’s perception of your character and credibility? List two things you might do or say about your experience or background to persuade an audience to adopt a retired racing greyhound dog.

PATHOS Pathos is the speaker or writer’s ability to persuade the audience by appealing to their emotions. List two things you might do or say to use pathos to persuade an audience to adopt a retired racing greyhound dog.

LOGOS Logos is the speaker or writer’s ability to persuade the audience by appealing to their logic. List two things you might do or say to use logos to persuade an audience to adopt a retired racing greyhound dog.