Schlosser took the time to research and give information about every aspect that pertains to fast food. He also gave a voice to the workers with leaves an impact on the reader. Letting employees work in terrible conditions, exposed to dangerous chemicals/gases and not training the employees enough to do the job well is pathetic on the part of these billion dollar companies. Although this book has not changed my eating habits drastically, it has made me a wiser consumer. Because this book is dated, I would love to see Eric Schlosser write another book detailing changes that the fast food industry has made sense the release of this book.
Throughout Eric Schlosser’s nonfiction book Fast Food Nation, Schlosser criticizes and reveals to the world how the fast food industry has made drastic alterations to America. In addition, he managed to motivate society to start having a healthy life. Before Schlosser draws to a close on his book, he gives his readers hope towards other “fast” food business who succeeded by serving the quality of their food and caring enough about the health of their customers. In Schlosser’s epilogue, he opens up by considering that not all food industries are the same as the previous companies mentioned throughout the book. He explains that Dale Lasater, owner of the ranch Lasater, in Matheson, Colorado, is indeed different from other food productions because he does not use chemicals to enhance the growth of his cattle, instead he lets nature be in charge.
This appeals to our physiological needs because naturally, humans need to eat food and to hear from a professional that there are other influences outside of food that are giving cause to the obesity crisis gives Americans a slight sigh of relief when it comes to the degree of toxicity of our foods. Furthermore, that people eat a more wholesome diet versus those that do not, tend to be healthier than that live on fast and processed foods,there are also stark differences to recognize between these classes that should be taken into account as well such as the tendency to engage in exercise, air quality, and other health considerations such as smoking and
He wants to illustrate to people that the fast food they eat can cause health related problems. He wants people to understand that they should stop eating fast food and should eat homemade food instead, as it is healthier. He wants everyone to have the ability to know and differentiate between good and bad food to help them make a healthy decision while deciding which food to eat. Schlosser wants to show importance to the impact of fast food companies’ food on people’s lives in order to demonstrate that fast food companies aim at children to help generate profit for their
Referring to kids suing McDonalds for making them fat. As he reaches the end of the article he says," Fast food companies are marketing to children a product health Hazards and no warning labels." The only part that clearly states his miain point is in the title of the article. To make his concept clear within the reading, adding your opinion in respect to the other view points is a good way to state the opposing ideas and should clearly standout where you stand among the two concepts. Misleading the audience gives a point to the author 's favor.
He gives a long list to mimic how routine buying fast food has become. This imagery is very effective and does have an impact on the audience because it shows how we’ve let the fast food industry to become a way of life by making it into a life routine. Therefore, would make those that eat fast food to try and reschedule their daily routines. In summarization, Schlosser use of appeal and rhetorical devices makes his argument rock solid and not debatable. He forces the audience to agree or disagree with his statements, but he makes it extremely difficult to disagree by providing many details and valid
He closes his introduction by displaying his concern for children, due to the fact that “this is an industry that boths feed and feeds off the young” (9). He uses an appeal to pathos and a somber tone in order to state the serious effects of fast food on children. The display of serious concern appeals to the audience and urges them to read on. Schlosser proceeds to include several USDA studies (197), which not only establish his credibility, but serves to assure the readers of the content of the book. The author then ends his argument by making a comparison of drugs and food “ Far more Americans are severely harmed every year by food poisoning than illegal drug use” (264).
The author of this novel, Eric Schlosser was trying to convey that it’s okay to eat fast food, but you should be aware of the process of what goes into it. Also, that everything in the fast food industry is connected and have brilliant ways of doing things, but in order to do so they in turn start a dominion effect that includes deception. Making the purpose of the novel be informing people about how fast food came to operate how it does today, the many processes that go into it and their effects. Also, the novel’s ‘big idea’ is more or less the same to that of the purpose of the
He provides many facts and statistics that prove the negative impact fats food has had on society, health, and the economy. He covers many aspects of fast food and is able to give the reader information to make better decisions in their lifestyles: do not eat at fast food restaurants. The author makes a call to purchase locally and to take down fast food culture. Ultimately the book leaves you with a feeling of hopelessness. After I read the book I felt like society was doomed or that we couldn’t do anything to make a change.
a. Sub-supporting point: Today, people are very busy with their working lifestyle as they tend to find fast foods as a good choice because they don 't have enough time to find a healthy food. ( Elena utaru , 2014) b. Sub-supporting point: Besides, the packaging of fast foods make it easy to take away or bring it wherever you go. 2. Supporting point: Secondly, the services that provided is convenient with very quick response a.Sub-supporting point: Mc Donald has 24 hours services of home delivery whenever you order the food. It is quick and cheap.