One of the multiple strategies he utilizes is logos: as he includes logic into his letter by claiming statements and events that have occurred. This strategy was used because Ben Franklin wanted his letter to seem realistic and logical. The author additionally decides to include Ethos to pretend that he is on the same side as the British. Therefore, by using what would be considered, “logical” to the British, he states their standards and appeals to the Britain lawmakers by displaying his loyalty. Continuing, it could be inferred that Ben Franklin is using Pathos by acting as if he naturally hates the Americans and desires to ruin them.
In Politics and the English Language, George Orwell dissuades the audience from carelessness when writing or speaking the English language. Orwell points out that society has become comfortable with using “dead” metaphors, using complicated and scientific words when unnecessary, not being concise, and using the passive voice far too often. Orwell effectively calls his audience to action by utilizing the element of pathos. Orwell makes the striking point that many times, politicians use a “mashed-up mixture” of complicated words and phrases to conceal the true meaning of what they are saying. Many times, what these politicians want to say is too ghastly for the general populace, and so they use a
A key part would be how Larson intensively wrote about the dirty antics of the politicians. For example, Alexander Hamilton trying to prevent Adams from becoming Vice President. He willingly put words into Adams’ mouth to make him seem unfit for the position. This has ultimately changed my perspective on Alexander Hamilton. I thought of him as a very key figure in history because of the Revolutionary War not because of his sabotage of political affairs.
The "Constitution Day" article makes a good argument of stating how the Constitution has changed and how we should have listen to George Washington 's warnings. Yet this article bored me due to the overuse of purple prose instead of just out right saying how much the Constitution has been warped. It 's a good argument and I can agree with the fact that the documents that shape the US have been used against the population but I could due with less round about talking and a direct claim.
He expands his purpose by showing an example of human nature and that humans do not like the unknown, even if the unknown may be somewhat positive or beneficial. In line seventeen, Jefferson claims that the objects of a government have the right to revolt if they sense their rights are in danger and select new figures. This appeals to logos because he exemplifying that the governed are the ones in power by revolting against the government. Overall, Jefferson makes a good argument as to why Great Britain should relinquish control of America. He gives insight of the unpredictability and instability of human nature and delivers the offences Great Britain has committed.
Robert Reich’s, essay, “Don’t Blame Wal-Mart”, is an excellent example of strong and effective persuasive rhetoric. Reich relies heavily on passionate pathos mingled with powerful logos and convincing ethos. Reich begins his essay with pathos, an appeal that utilizes reasoning while playing to the reader’s emotions. (Weida and Stolley) One way in which Reich develops pathos is the use of words with extremely negative connotation. He writes, “the worst kind of economic exploitation”.
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatspy, Fitzgerald uses a negative and formal diction. Although it may seem awkward at first, Fitzgerald uses it to represent the high social class in which the novel is set. As Arnold Rothstein explains, “The diction seems peculiar to the reader because of the formal tone which contrasts greatly with the sound of normal speech” (Rothstein). Through powerful word choice, Fitzgerald masterfully utilizes his morbid diction to express a negative tone. Nick Carraway, a friend of Jay Gatspy and the narrator, personifies Fitzgerald’s tone, and his outlook is revealed through this bold word choice.
Sense can be found in one such work, Henry IV: Part II, “But, as I told my Lord of Westmoreland, the time misordered doth, in common sense, crowd us and crush us to this monstrous form” (Johnson). Shakespeare uses the phrase, “common sense” in this work. In this context, sense goes along with the word “common” to mean good understanding and sound judgement based on the situation. Shakespeare was not the only poet to use sense in his works. The word also appears in Alfred Tennyson’s Ode on the Death of Duke Wellington: Stanza IV: “Rich in saving common-sense/ And, as the greatest only are/ In his simplicity sublime” (Bartlett).
James Madison stated that war is detrimental to the existence of freedom in society. His claims in “Political Observations” exemplify his respect for the influence of public thought. If all sides of an issue are shown to the public the truth eventually will come out. Some of the reasons why he classified war as the most dreaded enemy to public liberty include war is the guardian of armies, debts, and taxes, war disrupts the balance of the Executive and Legislative branches, and countries would have difficulty maintaining freedom with constant warfare. Madison alleged that war was the keeper of armies, debts, and taxes.
Winegarten’s theory presented that Victor Hugo was astonished well-known author with powerful set of words to bring culture to the world. The novel “Les Miserables” (1862) was a great work of political art. In the literary map of the heroic myth in the revolting revolution for the portrayal of the resurrection. The middle, high, and college-level students will help understand the dark aspect of the author, Victor Hugo prove to the “Les Miserables.” “The hero, Jean Valjean, the ex-convict tormented by conscience of the past actions and the good acts to repent his soul” (Winegarten, 1). The thesis is to observe the struggle of people’s actions in the complications of life to redeem one’s
The author used a "logical appeal." The readers can found this appeal in this subtract paper from Fulbright; from the attempting of the author in the use of logos to persuade the audience in his logical on views that he understand was the malfunction of Congress to create boundaries in the United States ' participation in the Vietnam War. The readers can’t recognize when the author isn’t succeeding in the description of ideas and start using sarcastic comparison that drag the readers to a rational view of passion idea of this criticism paper. Logos is a kind of rhetoric logic idea that is being made, but whether or not makes sense to the readers. Logos it can be an define as the authors attempts to influence the audience by making a rational