Analysis Of Krosoczka's Speech

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Krosoczka was able to bring out the audience’s emotions by expressing sympathy for lunch ladies across the country. He gave his own lunch lady a piece of artwork to show his appreciation for her. In the speech Krosoczka expresses, “she passed away, and I attended her wake, and nothing could have prepared me for what I saw there, because next to her casket was this painting, and her husband told me it meant so much to her that I had acknowledged her hard work, I had validated what she did” (1). This quote describes how joyful she was that someone recognized her strong work ethic and love for her job. The writer’s use of pathos was effective because his audience was able to relate to his topic, since they have all eaten a meal that has been prepared
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