The Effect of The Appeal After analyzing the arguments of those who believe certain kinds of speech should be prohibited within an educational setting and those who believe he opposite, the reader can infer the argument written by Justice Abe Fortas is more insightful than the article written by justice Hugo Black. Through the use of ethos and logos, Fortas provides greater facts and information. Along with the logical appeals, Fortas also draws the reader i with his diction and syntax. Therefore, the by analyzing the quotes and facts given by Fortas, the reader can gain a higher education and understanding of the argument.
The explicit way he writes shows that he understands their passion for their own community and relates to such, as his own writing holds a passionate tone as well. Obviously, Barnes’ article may offend to justices of the Supreme Court, but because of the knowledge of their packed schedule, any of the justices reading or even knowing of an existing op-ed article is very low. This enables for Barnes to criticize the Supreme Court in any way he wants, thus allowing for his article to be more effective. Moreover, Barnes enable his own writing to hold more significance with a greater presence gone, also emphasizing how fervent attitude to the case and the results with the repeated inclusions of direct quotes of the justices who spoke out on the court statement. With every quotation, Barnes demonstrates the conflicting ideologies of statement and action in the Supreme Court.
David Von Drehle’s article about the recent controversy in an elected Kentucky Clerk 's office describes Kim Davis ' refusal to issue same sex marriage licenses and stresses that it is not her place to do so. In this article, David Von Drehle uses strong rhetoric to convince the reader that it is not Kim Davis’ place to refuse to issue marriage licenses. He starts out with the phrase “The heat around gay marriage is obscuring what a simple distinction this actually is. But suppose the Rowan County Clerk was a devout Hindu” (Von Drehle Time)
My Amendment begins as a simple letter from a reader named Ken Byron to a writer of a Pennsylvania newspaper discussing his agreement with the writer about their disdain for Same-Sex Marriage and his desire that it be banned in the Constitution. Byron’s argument quickly goes from an expression of his own opinion to an absurd idea of banning Samish-Sex Marriage between an effeminate man and masculine woman. Byron has such strong beliefs that Samish-Sex Marriage should not take place that he has created a scale defining what constitutes a Samish-Sex Marriage and what he believes can be done to ensure no one is entering into Samish-Sex Marriages. George Saunders’ story My Amendment offers a critique of a repugnant social practice through the use
Within our contemporary society, the Bill of Rights serves as symbol of the basic American freedoms and protects individuals from irrational government policies, which are not explicitly stated in the Constitution. In the Supreme Court case Maryland v. King, the culprit, Alonzo Jay King, utilized the Fourth Amendment after Maryland police arrested him for first and second-degree assault and swabbed his mouth to collect his DNA in order to check for any previous crimes committed. King argued that the practice of collecting DNA was unconstitutional because Maryland did not have a definite reason to analyze his DNA, as this intruded his privacy and that law enforcements would abuse the collection of DNA in order to convict people of unrelated
Anthony Lewis’ narrative in Gideon’s Trumpet has served as one of the most important law related occurrences. The nonfiction book is written in the third person perspective in order to provide a detailed and thorough overview of the law practices during the time of the case. The book specially focuses on the Supreme Court’s thought of governing leading up to the case, Gideon vs Wainwright, as well as the case itself. The case involves Clarence Gideon’s fight for his right to have an attorney in order to defend him in court. This written recollection has given an overlying theme to the entire book: the right to justice.
A "Letter from the Birmingham Jail" (1963), by Martin Luther King Jr. was written in response to a letter published by Alabama clerics. This time he will respond with all his heart to this cynical oppression. In the course of the letter King makes extensive allusions to multiple philosophers, including Aquinas and Socrates. King's work has only one objective: the protection of civil disobedience as a form of protest that the Civil Rights Movement could continue in an unencumbered way despite this singularity of purpose, the complexity of the situation meant that it was "A Call for Unity" published by the eight clergymen. Immoral and immoral mentions drew the attention of the Minister through the letter, and were expressed by different points
The United States of America was not always as free as it claimed to be. For instance, black people were once subject to segregation and discrimination. As the leader of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “Letter from Birmingham Jail” to respond to his fellow clergymen and their statements that criticized the demonstrations that put him in the jail cell he was writing from. All in all, King’s letter sheds light on the struggles against racial inequality through the persuasive styles of ethos, pathos, and logos. Judging from his letter from Birmingham jail, it is obvious that Martin Luther King Jr. is living in a time of racial inequality and discrimination.
He says that God looks at people as if they were loathsome insects and in fact hates us more than we would hate such an insect. He firstly compares the wrath of God to damned waters, with God holding back "the fiery floods".
He says, "We often read of the fury of God" (Edwards 201), "How awful are those words, Isaiah 63:3, which are the words of the great God" (Edwards 202), and quotes other scriptures in order to illustrate his point. Once again, he justifies his arguments by relying upon the word of God (scripture) and his own authority to interpret those
His attitude toward the Christians seemed like he did not know what to do in this situation, but he believes that somehow, the Christians were at fault for being Christian. His policy toward the Christians, per the letter, was that he asked them three times if they were a Christian. The first time, he plainly asked them