A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Civil Rights Movement By Cesar Chavez

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The 1960’s was at its height in the civil rights movement. Activists and protesters used the power of nonviolence for the movement. Unfortunately, when violence is used, it can result in death, which is the fate Dr. King saw. Cesar Chavez agrees that nonviolence is the key to any activist movement. In Chavez’s article, he chooses ethos and activistic diction as his rhetorical strategies to develop his argument about nonviolent resistance. Chavez uses ethos to connect with his audience. Since the article was published in a magazine for a religious organization that help those in need, he used morals and beliefs to get his argument across. For example, Chavez states human life is a valuable possession from God to man and it can never be taken

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