What is conjectural stasis?

What is conjectural stasis?

Stasis theory is a four-question, pre-writing (invention) process developed in ancient Greece by Aristotle and Hermagoras. Specifically, stasis theory asks writers to investigate and try to determine: The facts (conjecture) The meaning or nature of the issue (definition) The seriousness of the issue (quality)

What is the point of stasis?

A point of stasis is the point at which there is disagreement in an argument.

What can I use instead of therefore?

Synonyms of therefore

  • accordingly,
  • consequently,
  • ergo,
  • hence,
  • so,
  • thereupon,
  • thus,
  • wherefore.

How do you write nevertheless?

We can use either of the adverbs however or nevertheless to indicate that the second point we wish to make contrasts with the first point. The difference is one of formality: nevertheless is bit more formal and emphatic than however.

Which of the stasis questions does it most appropriately respond to?

The bumper sticker most appropriately responds to the stasis question “what is the nature of the thing?” because upon view of the sticker, one can think on capitalism and all of the negatives and positives that it brings about and how each of those directly affects us.

What is a thesis alert?

Thesis Alert. a specialized transition that is designed to notify the audience that the thesis of the speech is about to be stated. Signposts. specialized transitions that are uniquely employed to mark out the main points in the structure of the speech.

What is the single most important idea you want to communicate that will change your audience’s thinking or behavior?

The big idea is what compels the people in the room to change their thinking or behavior — and that’s the whole reason you’re presenting to them in the first place. It’s shaped by your point of view and what’s at stake (that is, why the audience should embrace your perspective).

What is a stasis question?

In rhetoric, a stasis is an issue that may be contested or a question that needs to be resolved before the argument can proceed. The stases are expressed in the form of standard, recurrent kinds of question that arguments settle— questions that can be modified to apply to any given subject matter.

What is meant by stasis?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : a slowing or stoppage of the normal flow of a bodily fluid or semifluid: such as. a : slowing of the current of circulating blood. b : reduced motility of the intestines with retention of feces.

What are the 4 stasis questions?

The questions or categories of stasis include:

  • Fact or conjecture: Does the issue exist? Is it real?
  • Definition: What is the meaning or nature of this matter?
  • Quality: Is this a serious concern? Who is affected?
  • Policy: What action should be taken regarding the issue or concern?

What are the four big ideas in public speaking?

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the four big ideas parts of speech canions of rhetoric types of appeals, sources of power in speech Stasis theory
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introduction grab audience attention, focus attention establish ethos these, preview, authority