In the eyes of Aristotle, there are three modes of persuasion in order to successfully persuade the reader. These three modes are ethos, which deals with the character of the author, pathos, which deals with the emotional influence of the author on the speaker, and logos, which deals with the the author’s appeal to logical reasoning. Paul Bogard utilizes ethos, pathos, and logos in order to effectively build an argument persuading the audience against the world’s growing reliance on artificial light in his article “Let There be Dark.” Bogard is able to establish his credibility and put himself in the audience's good graces through a short personal anecdote. Next, he puts the audience in a good emotional state with his appealing word connotation.
In Los Angeles Times “Let There Be Dark” Paul Bogard uses factual evidence, reasoning and persuasive elements to strengthen the logic of his argument. I agree with Bogard because of the effectiveness of his argument Bogard uses fact-based evidence to support his debate that a mass amount of lightning should be limited. For instance, paragraph 3 stated that some people suffers from sleep disorders which are amalgamated to diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and depression. Your health should be your first priority It persuades readers such as myself that our bodies needs darkness for sleep which can prevent cancerous diseases. Do you care about wildlife or other living things?
The Management of Grief and Heart of Darkness are very similar stories if you are looking They both are about its lovers and their lovers’ issues how the reality is being kept out of the way. They both show what true love really does to people and how it can affect others in the path. The both show how people try not to view reality. The Management of Grief was a very interesting story, yet it was sad at the same time.
In the nonfiction novel, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” American author, John Berendt, gives his account of a 1981 murder case that took place in Savannah, Georgia. Even though during the 1980s, United States as a whole is heading towards prosperity as the Cold War ends in 1981, he repeatedly touches back on the undercurrent southern racism. Berendt draws a vivid picture of Southern Gothic weirdness to convey, using real life occurrences and characters, the idea of what kind of people exist in the community to readers of all places. The writer uses rhetorical devices such as description, foreshadowing, and dysphemism to successfully depict the occurrences in suspenseful yet humorous tone.
“Traveling Through the Dark”: Deep Meanings Within Simple Words For everyone with cognitive thought, choices are a part of everyday life, even when they are difficult to make. A choice could be deciding what to order on a menu, or it could be a decision that could be life-changing. The poem “Traveling Through the Dark” by William Stafford catches the reader’s attention with a choice the narrator must make while traveling on the road less traveled. This poem illustrates the internal conflict people face when it comes to choosing between what is right and what is easy, and it brings to life the constant battle between technology and nature. William Stafford was born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas and he had a burning passion for hunting and fishing.
It isn’t too disputed in our modern day society that air pollution is an evident problem; however, will it ever get to a point where the air we breathe will require, not just facial covering, but gas masks to ensure that we see another day? And what exactly are the implications of smog on the living things in our world? As depicted in John Brunner’s The Sheep Look Up, the residents of the United State are forced to wear filtered gas masks to avoid breathing in the contaminated air around them and are also required to pay a price to breathe clean oxygen gas.
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Death lurks at every corner, as all living things must eventually die. In William E. Stafford’s poem, “Traveling through the Dark,” he presents this idea as a nature-based relationship between the happenings of life and death. As Stafford is a man who acts on impulse, he demonstrates the idea that when encountering death, one should not ignore it completely, but perhaps see what is going on. In this poem, he follows his instincts and seeks to investigate a dead deer he finds at the edge of a road. Upon finding this deer, he examines it steadily, utilizing some of the five senses to confirm this death and learn something more based off this finding.
The Conflict of Dark versus Light Conflict is a struggle between opposing forces. In literature, conflicts can be a turning point in a story that drives the plot forward. Dark versus Light is a conflict that Tolkien uses in the story. This conflict describes the motifs of light referring to good and dark referring to evil.
This is a comparative essay involving “A Glow in the Dark” by Gary Paulsen and “Thank You, Ma’m” by Langston Hughes. This essay will introduce three similarities and three differences between the two stories. I chose to write about these two stories because these are my favorite stories among the four stories that we needed to choose. (checked)