Geico False Dichotomy

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In this Geico ad, they use false dichotomy, which says that there are only two options. This ad uses bright green, delicious looking apples which appeal to viewers as the good choice. Representing “the other guy” they only provide a small portion of the apple to represent you getting less of what you deserve. A false dichotomy is a type of informal fallacy which something is falsely claimed to be an "either/or" situation when there is at least one additional option. Geico claims that the only choice you have is either them, or the other guy. This is an example of Aristotle's appeal to logos, which is making the consumer think that there are only two options brings a better chance of Geico being the number one choice. Though this ad only shows…show more content…
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