A Rhetorical Analysis Of Truth's Anti-Smoking Campaign

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My favorite ad is #CATmageddon by the organization, Truth. This commercial started running in the beginning of the year and used video of current internet cat memes such as, Keyboard Cat, Roomba Shark Cat and Pirate Cat along with facts and slogans to address Truth 's anti-smoking campaign, "Smoking Kills pets too". The video first presented the fact that cats are twice as likely to get cancer if their owner smokes. This demonstrates the use of rhetoric logos to convince the audience with logical reasoning. In addition, the video also uses pathos, the love and enjoyment people get from watching cat video. However, pathos is also applied to the heartbreaking reality of loss when, "smoking= no cats= no cat videos".
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