Donald Trump's Use Of Ethos Pathos Logos

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The essay is composed of two part, the first part which starts with a brief familiarization about culture expressed within the group writing the essay and the different tasks tackled by each group member. Then the second part goes into ethos, pathos and logos all forms of Rhetoric uses to convince the audience of one’s credibility or capability of something, in this case the right to Presidency. This essay discusses the use of each of these appeals within the candidates running for the 2016 candidacy. With the use of these appeals come fallacies which are also discussed within the essay. Also discussed is our take on the candidates, who we found most convincing or least qualified for the job which they are trying to convince us they deserve. …show more content…

Trump mentions our GPD and how American’s have no jobs waiting for them. Trump states that our GPD is below zero which is ridiculous and also states there are no jobs and goes on to say “Our real unemployment rate is anywhere from 18 to 20 percent. Don’t believe the 5.6. Don’t believe it…The real number is anywhere from 18 to 19 and maybe even 21 percent.” Trumps syllogism would be “America is hurting right now” is does not say those exact words but it is what he is getting at by stating facts of America’s economic state at the moment. He says so in a manner in which you feel like you have to believe it because he is stating facts, or maybe he is stretching the truth to his benefit and using fallacies to win you …show more content…

In the rhetorical key ethos, fallacies affect the credibility of the speaker’s issues or ideas based on how they feel on the subject. In the rhetorical key pathos fallacies overuse emotion to gain support for an idea or action. In the rhetorical key logos, technically all fallacies are logical abuse because for the most part fallacies are unethical. Trump just happens to be full of fallacies. As stated again and again in this essay Trump has referred to Mexican immigrants as job stealers but an actual fact he has left out is that he himself has employed 1,100 foreign immigrants. Whilst announcing his candidacy Trump boasted about how he is going to be the best jobs president ever born “However, according to a Reuters investigation into a U.S. Department of Labor recent release, Trump-owned companies have applied for 1,100 foreign work visas” (Board). All candidates have told little white lies some more than others another candidate with fallacies is Democratic candidate Hillary

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