Ever wonder what it is that makes a speech or an article convincing? The answer is inside this book. The central element of this book is debating climate change, and with the help of President Barrack Obama, the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the father of demographics Thomas Malthus, we are introduced to both the climate debate in the United States, and the basic elements of analyzing speeches and essays. With videos, speeches, and essays pertaining to climate, a series of exercises allow us to delve into the use of rhetorical analysis and the three classical forms of appeal .
The material is designed for STX and hf, English B and English A levels.