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Red herring.

Eileen Dunlop

Red herring.

by Eileen Dunlop

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Published by Puffin in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination96p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17264406M
ISBN 100140369058
OCLC/WorldCa32200088

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Red Herring: A red herring is a preliminary prospectus filed by a company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), usually in connection with. Red Herring Definition. Red herring is a kind of fallacy that is an irrelevant topic introduced in an argument to divert the attention of listeners or readers from the original issue.

In literature, this fallacy is often used in detective or suspense novels to mislead readers or characters, or to induce them to make false conclusions.

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Red herrings also pop up in rhetoric and argumentation. A red herring fallacy is a logical fallacy that occurs when someone presents a. A red herring is a piece of information in a story that distracts readers from an important truth, or leads them to mistakenly expect a particular outcome.

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