Polly I Love Me Rhetorical Analysis

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Emotional (Pathos) “‘Polly, I love you. You are the whole world to me, and the moon and the stars and the constellations of outer space. Please, my darling, say that you will go steady with me, for if you will not, life will be meaningless. I will languish. I will refuse my meals. I will wander the face of the earth, a shambling, hollow-eyed hulk.’” This fallacy shows pathos because this is an ad Misericordiam fallacy. This fallacy tries to create a feeling of sorrow for the person using it. It conveys that because he has all this feeling for the girl, she should have some mercy for him. Logical (Logos) “My dear," I said, favoring her with a smile, ‘we have now spent five evenings together. We have gotten along, splendidly. It is clear that we are well matched.’” This fallacy is a Hasty Generalization. In other words, the guy makes the assumption that because Polly and he have spent five nights together, they should be together. This is an invalid argument because it fails to give a supportive point. Also, it shows inductive reasoning because it is based on a few days. Ethical (Ethos) “‘How could you choose Petey Burch over me? Look at me - a brilliant student. A tremendous intellectual, a man with an assured future. Look at Petey - a knothead, a jitterbug, a guy who'll ever…show more content…
African Americans can be victims of racial profiling even in places where they are supposed to be provided with a safe discriminatory environment such as school. “Racial Profiling in Preschool” published in 2016 in the New York Times by the Editorial board argues that elementary school teachers are more likely to target those with dark skin color as troublemakers. The Editorial Board successfully utilize logical evidence to show the discrimination against black children, while also attempting to leave his audience with some emotional attitude towards the
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