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Rhetorical Analysis Of Ted Talk By Sir Ken Robinson

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TED is one of the non-profit organizations that does help to share different ideas of different people to the world through their persuasive talk. Sir Ken Robinson, in his Ted Talk, discusses how systems of public education disregard the creativity as it is an important factor related with the growth of students, academically. Robinson does focus on the creativity by arguing through different examples, which does make audience, and other viewers to think on this issue and take action which is being ignored by public education system. The use of pathos, ethos, and logos while his talk regarding creativity in school makes the case of education system entertaining and understand, by giving proper examples with the use of humorous tone. Throughout…show more content…
He discusses two points while discussing hierarchy that convince the audience to believe that what he speaks about is the truth. He does tell “The most useful subjects for work are at the top within this hierarchy.” He mentions how children were conditioned to believe that those activities will not get them a job in the future and turned away from activities they enjoy. He specifies this when he says, “If you think of it, the whole system of public education around the world is a protracted process of university entrance.” Many students with different talents get rejected by the university because the talent they had was ignored in the school. Sir ken Robinson persuades the audience to believe and make changes to the public education system by this ethos appeal. To take action regarding this issue, Robinson emphasizes a logos appeal to think about intelligence within the public-school education system. Robinson says “We know three things about intelligence. One, it is diverse. We think about the world as we experience it. Secondly, intelligence is dynamic innovation. The third is distinct.” A child’s intelligence will not be diverse, distinct, and diverse if creativity is not focused within public school education
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