Rhetorical Analysis Of Don T Blame The Eater

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In the article "Don't Blame the Eater" informs the parents and any fast-food consumers on the dangerous health effects fast-food can cause. Child obesity and type 2 diabetes have increased within the country, a possible factor for this kind of sickness can be tracked to fast-food, David Zinczenko attentively constructs his argument against teenage or child obesity and properly builds support for his position. His argument was achieved by his usage of humor credibility, and forced teaming. Together, these devices complete Zinczeko's mission while he remains considerate of the opposing side.

Instead of opening his introduction with a tedious writing based on his future discussion points, he decides to craft his way into introducing his article with a bit of humor. By starting his article with, "If ever there were a newspaper headline custom-made for Jay Leno this was it. Kids taking McDonald's this week, suing the company for making them fat.", gives consumers the opportunity to make their own conclusion based on the topic. This was also …show more content…

As he takes the parents, children, and any fast-food consumer to his past, he intents to create a image on his appearance when he was fifteen years of age. He says "By age 15, I packed 212 pounds of torpid teenage tallow on my once lanky 5-foot-10 frame.", and also mentions his fast-food diet due to his mother's late hours of work by saying, "Lunch and dinner, for me, was daily choice between McDonald's, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken or Pizza Hut.", containing a sympathetic approach due to pathos. He later mentioned within his article "I learned how to manage my diet", to let his audience know his end result. With the creation of credibility that manifests among the consumers of fast-food, gives David Zinczenko the trust of his audience and becomes a reliable source due to pathos invested in the writers

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