Argumentation 27 (4):425-443 (2013)

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The use of digital presentation tools such as PowerPoint is ubiquitous; however we still do not know much about the persuasiveness of these programs. Examining the use of visual analogy and visual chronology, in particular, this article explores the use of visual argumentation in a Keynote presentation by Al Gore. It illustrates how images function as an integrated part of Gores reasoning
Keywords Al Gore  Analogy  Climate  Visual rhetoric  Slide presentation  Visual argumentation
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-013-9296-9
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