Hector Garcia Rhetorical Analysis

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“Hector Garcia: We train soldiers for war. Let's train them to come home, too” Hector Garcia’s approach to the rhetorical analysis is very organized when he speaks about PTSD. He started his speech by introducing a former military soldier whom had suffered with PTSD, since he came home from war. The story is he started off with an approach to two different ideas of controlling a situation when the patient would have flashbacks of the war. In the story, he points out how mankind has always used war to deal with conflicts since the beginning of time. Since that evolution of time we send our soldiers to war, so we do not have to go ourselves. The difficult situation is going from training to be in war, but coming home to not having any training to deal with the traumatic memories one carries. The speech Hector Garcia gave during his TedTalk conference is effective in using the rhetorical analysis, to convince the audience as well as viewers of why we need to help soldiers with their suffering with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Garcia’s ethos appeal in his speech is when he states he is a licensed psychologist it proves to the audience he is a…show more content…
This is a great example of how training is key to becoming a better person. The training soldiers go through before heading to war is separating themselves from being human to acting as a true soldier in combat. Since there is training going into battle field there should be training coming out of battle field, and learning how to be in the real world once again. This training could help many countless veterans who currently suffer from PTSD to help them gain their peace of
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