Pathetic fallacy


 
Name of fallacy Pathetic fallacy
Aliases  
Type Irrelevant Argument, Informal Argument
Description An inanimate object is given characteristics of animate objects
Example The sea is fighting the ship. The ship lost its fight and sank.
Form 
Treatment Dealt with by pointing out that inanimate object don't have some of the properties of animate objects. Therefore, it is misleading and irrelevant to include these non existant charactersistics in an argument.

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