Rhetorical Analysis Of Kids Called Me Stupid By Sherman Alexie

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Utilizing all three rhetorical devices including ethos, logos, and pathos, helped Alexie build a powerfully persuasive argument. I feel the combination of the three devices proved Alexie’s article was valid, credible, logical, and reasonable; yet emotional. As the reader, my attention stayed through the essay. I wanted to know what happened next and how his story ended. I also agree with Alexie’s argument that by reading and through hard work you can save your life. I have a personal understanding of Alexie’s essay. Being dyslexic, I struggled with stereotypes growing up. Kids called me stupid, even though I was confident that I wasn't. In my heart I knew I was smart, but I just learned differently. It took me longer. I didn't

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