Wednesday, January 20, 2010

A Word for Wednesday


athos: an emotion of sympathy

As in: The citizens of the world have been filled with pathos as they watch the horrors of the tragedy in Haiti unfold.

Or as in: one of Aristotle's means of persuasion in writing: Ethos (credibility), Pathos (emotion), and Logos (logic).

Daily Drop Cap by Jessica Hische.

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