Guggenheim's Use Of Pathos In Film

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Pathos is another significant element in the film. Guggenheim shows pathos throughout by including Gores tragic life stories, word choice, and his various analogies. Guggenheim brings pathos into the film when Gore starts talking about his six-year-old son who was hit by a car chasing his friend across the street (25:50). This scene in the film allows the audience to feel sympathy towards Gore and allows the audience relate to Gore as some of the audience maybe parents. Gore then relates this story back to global warming by tying it in with how it changed everything in his life and he learned what was important to him. He uses this story to realize that he wants to make a change in the world by informing others about global warming. This also

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