Bad To The Last Drop Rhetorical Analysis

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Nothing is better than a cold water in a hot summer: many of us grow up with this saying and picturing the moment to be true. One such scenario, Author Tom Standage wrote “Bad to The Last Drop” published on August 1, 2005, in the New York Times, he starts off by writing his paper before the heart of the summer, publish it, and distracting our attention towards a fresh of cold bottle of water in the summertime. Standage begins building his credibility with a personal experiments, researches, sources, citing convincing facts, statistics, and successfully employing logical appeals; however, towards the end of the article, his attempts to appeal to his readers to back up his argument and appeals to the audience there is no point of going against it, admitting has weakened his credibility and ultimately, his argument.
In his article, Tom Standage addresses the common routine
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He points out results about his experiment and the distribution of the chemicals within:...... (((“My husband and I both work. We split midnight baby feedings ...but ... he will admit that he’s never cleaned the bathroom, that I do the dishes nine times out of ten, and that he barely knows how the washer and dryer work in the apartment we’ve lived in for over eight months.”))) …...These facts introduce and support the message that Standage is delivering. Standage continues with many statistics:
“Admittedly, both kinds of water suffer from occasional contamination problems but tap water is more stringently monitored and tightly regulated than bottled water. New york city tap water, for example, was tested 430,600 times during 2004 alone.” He stated. Even though he admits that both of each kind contains chemicals-which at the same time Standage claims that the tap water is more sanitized-but also he points out that it is not the taste that differs between the two

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