Blue Lives Matter

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Authors can persuade readers by using different types of persuasive techniques to get their claim across. One persuasive techniques is loaded language. Loaded language is detailed words used to cause powerful emotions or feelings used to persuade the readers. Authors control their language and word choice by using positive and negative connotation to impact their audience. In R.E. STUBBLEFIELD’s, “ All LIves Matter and Blue LIves Matter Supporters miss the point” claim is people that say all lives matter or blue lives matter you are have to realize that black matter too. The target audience is towards the people that say blue lives matter or all lives matter because when you say that you are denying the fact that right…show more content…
The author then uses pathos explaining she has lost a lot of people. In the text “All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter Supporter miss the point” it said “Even in the face of publicized deaths of too many of my brothers and sisters.” This quote makes you feel bad for the deaths that have been made and makes you want to help and stop what 's happening. Any other person wouldn 't want to loose someone so when the author tell you that you feel bad. The author continues using logos, in the article “All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter” it said “In 2015, 381 victims of fatal police shootings were Black”. This fact makes you realize how many African Americans have been actually killed by a police officer. The author uses rhetorical question proving her point saying there has been no changes. In the article “All Lives Matter and Blue LIves Matter Supporters miss the point” it said “what changes have been made to hold those who killed them to account for their actions”? This is not the author actually asking you a question this is the author stating an statement. The author then uses negative connotations in the article. In the text “All Lives Matter and Blue lives Matter Supporters miss the point” it said
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