"I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children" (Malala, 13). Cultural tradition is evidently a culminating aspect in the formation of societies and a direct consequence on the lifestyle of these families. Malala Yousafzai was born in Pakistan, a society which privileged man, even though since young she was determined to stand against the tradition and live for herself and for her family. In the first quarter of her autobiography, I Am Malala, she relates stories of her ancestors that demonstrates her inner pride which serves as influence to the building of her character.
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest woman to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize who is from Pakistan. She was shot and left for dead by the Taliban for standing up for women’s education at the age of 15 back in 2012. In Pakistan, women are not capable of going to school because the Taliban prohibits them from doing so. The Taliban is a terrorist group who took over Malala’s region when she was just 10 years old. Malala wrote I am Malala to introduce her life to the world and how women all around the world do not obtain basic human rights. Now that she’s a well known figure, Malala Yousafzai will not stop advocating the importance of education. Malala utilizes various rhetorical strategies such as pathos, imagery, and juxtaposition to convey her message that education is a basic human right to both men and women.
In the bibliography “I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai, importance of girl’s education back east is addressed. Malala explains to the reader the horrors and barriers she faced while trying to justify the importance of girls’ education. She uses influential ethos, a tenacious tone, and vigorous pathos to get the reader to perceive that a girl’s education is just as imperative as a boy’s education. Malala wants the reader to know how it is being a girl fighting for girl’s education. With the use of these three rhetorical strategies, she can get the reader to comprehend that every girl has the right to an education.
On October 9th 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way to school. Yousafzai is the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize for her struggle against the suppression of youth and the rights to education. Yousafzai is known for fighting for women's and children’s rights. On July 12 2013, Yousafzai gave a speech at the Youth Takeover of the United Nations that was organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Goden Brown. They brought together over one hundred organizations to bring better education for the youth. Throughout her speech, Malala Yousafzai exemplifies the rhetorical methods of Logos, Ethos, and Pathos.
Malala is known for her couragous battle to fight for education for the children in her country, but to me i know her for something else. The way she conveyed her message using rhetorical strategies is how i know Malala. She makes the reader experience in his or her mind what it is to live in pakistan. Malala used very good rhetorical strategies to convey her message and to inspire many around the world, including me.
The novel “I Am Malala“ by Malala Yousafzai is the story of how she grew up and what lead her to fight for education and end up having a near death experience when getting shot by the Taliban.Malala’s main goal is for every child to have an education.Moreover,she was able to show the audience why everyone deserves an education by using ethos to develop her credibility for the cause,repetition to emphasize the need for a change,and powerful diction to describe the lives of those deprived of an education,her religion, and the Taliban.Using these rhetorical devices she was able to show the audience that every child should get an education.
The Taliban soon invaded Pakistan in 2003 and wreaked havoc, death, and destruction upon Pakistan. The Taliban invaded Swat Valley and attacked Malala’s school on April 9, 2007 because they thought that girls’ education was wrong. Then the Taliban took away children’s education and enforced harsh laws in Swat Valley. Afterwards, Malala bravely responded by making a speech against the Taliban’s extreme ways on September 1, 2008. She also blogged about the attack on her school and made a website that works for education. Then many people responded to her message and donated to her website. This infuriated the Taliban and caused the Taliban to make a death threat against her because Malala was standing up against them. “Born on July 12, 1997, Yousafzai became an advocate for girls' education when she herself was still a child, which resulted in the Taliban issuing a death threat against her”(Malala Yousafzai)”. Perhaps the Taliban was afraid of opposition and did not want any people trying to stop them, so they immediately tried to stomp out Malala’s courage. However, Malala’s courage would last a long, long time. Her fight against the Taliban still continues today, and she would have never started this personal war if not for her love of education and her activist dad’s influence. Both of those things came to affect her in her early life and shaped her
Malala Yousafzai. An empowering, determined woman who battled against the malevolent force of the Taliban, and triumphantly advocates for women’s education and equality in her self-written novel I Am Malala and beyond. The young, nobel prize winning activist not only preaches for women to fight the odds and societal stereotypes, but she remains a role model amongst the female population as she has rallied and galvanized women from around the world to hold themselves at a higher standard than they are perceived. After a life threatening injury from a bullet wound to the skull by the Taliban, Malala has made it a personal goal to speak for the kids who remain voiceless and unspoken, and to fight against the injustice lurking within societies on an international level. Malala Yousafzai advocates for her beliefs through her persistent pathos to elicit sympathy within the audience and irony to identify a problem the Taliban asserts, but also utilizes rhetorical questions and allusions in order to provoke thought and present a solution against the injustice the Taliban brings, all in efforts to express her primary concern for change against
Throughout her book Malala reveals to her audience how passionate she is about advocating for women’s education. In her book she states, “Here was a call for my death… and I was as calm as could be.”(Yousafzai, pg.118). This quote reveals that Malala was unperturbed by a death threat made against her by the Taliban. Malala being unflustered by a death threat not only reveals her bravery for someone at such a young age, but also her passion for advocating for women’s education. Even after the death threats Malala did not stop fighting and voicing her opinion. That goes to show that Malala was willing to risk her life for a change. That appeals to her audience emotionally because they see her passion and want to do something to help make a change. In her book Malala also writes about her shooting from the Taliban. Furthermore, that event evokes the audience to believe that the Taliban will kill someone to silence
Journeys often confront a person with arduous ordeals which makes them susceptible to transformations. You can see this in 'I am Malala ' when Malala clashes with countless obstacles, causing her to adapt to her situation and speak out. This ultimately allows her to transform from a normal schoolgirl to a world known symbol of peace and equality. In contrast, though, some journeys are detrimental but inevitable due to prevailing circumstances as seen in Peter Skrzynecki’s 'Sailing to Australia '. This is because, even though Peter was deported to Australia, mentally he resides in his fond homeland memories.
Malala Yousafzai is an incredible young woman who overcame many challenges at the early age of 14. She is now a well known international symbol of peace protests. Malala is also known for the book she wrote called “ I am Malala : how one girl stood up for the education of all women and changed the entire world. In her book she connects with the reader by using several methods of rhetoric. She used similes, pathos ,and logos, which made her story connect to the readers and made people see education in a different perspective.
As Malala describes her life before being victimized it is noticeably obvious that she is confident in publically standing up against the Taliban for female education. Malala showed she was determined to make a difference for woman, which perceived Malala as a “threat” to the Taliban. In the He Named Me Malala documentary it states that if Malala returns to Pakistan that they will kill her. When Malala was questioned
Yousafzai touches multiple topics throughout her novel “I am Malala” as well as her speeches. Her topics can range from politics to morals. To completely grasp her audience’s attention, Yousafzai uses a wide variety of rhetorical devices as well as diction to get her central message across and implanted in the audience’s mind. It is easy to hone in on Yousafzai’s message because from start to finish, she keeps her head high for a better future. Consistently searching for the rainbow after a storm
In areas such as Pakistan and Afghanistan women are deprived of education. The Taliban forbid women to attend school. Malala Yousafzai has been fed up with these boundaries and restrictions the Taliban has set for women and bravely speak out against the Taliban. She has been a peaceful protester in the impactful fight towards the right of education for girls across the country. Malala Yousafzai has profusely utilized Imagery, Juxtaposition, and tone to successfully state her claim on the fight for education rights to the underprivileged children in Pakistan and around the globe.
Malala discusses how she implements the amount of effort she has put into what she has believed in and as to why she has fought so hard for the right of education. Malala say “If you hit a Taliban with your shoe, there is no difference between him and you.”(Yousafzai pg.110). In this case she has used ethos to