Challenger Disaster Rhetorical Analysis

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In The Challenger Disaster speech by Ronald Reagan, he starts off sharing true emotions that I am sure all were feeling at that time. Pulling directly from the chart, two of the three appeals jumped out to to me. When pathos is done well “the audience can visualize examples and situations and becomes emotionally connected to and invested in the argument.” I felt and can visually remember back to videos of that day just by listening to him talk about mourning the lose of seven heroes. When he lists off the seven that were lost there is no getting around it. But as for ethos, “the audience sees the author as reliable, competent, respectful, sincere, and thoughtful.” I would have to believe that the President of the United States speaking
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