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Why is the statement "The bill will be too harsh" an opinion?

a. it can be proved
b. it can be supported with evidence
c. it is someones belief **
d. it is true.

Which statement is an appeal to emotions?
a. The bill unfairly targets one group for unusually harsh punishment
b. the bill will make it difficult or even impossible for many students to hold part-time jobs and participate in after school activities. ***
c. there is no evidence that speeding or running a red light is a greater safety danger when the driver is under 18
d. lets enforce the laws that already exist

How do you know that "A letter to Senator Edwards" is an example of persuasive writing?
a. it contains very few opinions
b. it presents a person view on an issue ***
c. it presents both sides of an issue
d. it contains mostly factual information

  • Language Arts -

    I agree with your first and third answers, but I see more than one in the second set of answers that could be considered an appeal to emotions.

  • Language Arts -

    I'd say A for the second one.

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