Rhetorical Analysis Of Darkness By Paul Bogard

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At a time when loosing nights natural darkness was a problem, Paul Bogard tries to emphasize to his audience on how having natural darkness helps with not only people but nature creatures, and other things as well. Bogard wants to persuade his audience by trying to come up and invent something that will reduce the lights for humans and others and be able to have enough darkness that we all need. Bogard persuades his audience by explaining on how the rest of the world depends on darkness as well. Explaining and giving evidence on how at night, some of the world has really bright nights, and has no darkness at all. It also explains on how some places around the world have way too much darkness, and not a lot of light, and vice versa. Paul Bogard…show more content…
This is true because in the text he says "Some examples are well known-- the 400 species of birds that migrate at night in North America, the sea turtles that come ashore to lay their eggs--and some are not, such as the bats that save American farmers billions in pest control and the moths that pollinate 80% of the world's pollution." He uses this to explain on how even creatures depend on the darkness at night, they migrate, they do their "job" as a creature, and help nature. With no darkness around to help them, they wouldn't be able to do any of these things. He also states that "Computer images of the United States at night, based on NASA photographs, show that what was very dark country as recently as the 1950's is now nearly covered with a blanket of light." This explains on how over the years the world has been losing more and more sunlight in most of the world, and that some of the world either doesn't get sunlight, or barely gets enough darkness. He also states that "In the Unites States and Western Europe, the amount of light in the sky increases an average of about 6% every year." Meaning that every year instead of being it dark at around 6pm, there will start to be sunlight out at the same time in the next few

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