Rhetorical Analysis Of Walmart

1637 Words7 Pages

Walmart was founded in the summer of 1962 by Kingfisher, Oklahoma native Sam Walton. Although Walton’s original vision for the store was relatively modest, the half century since its founding has seen Walmart morph into one of the biggest companies in the world. Today headed by one Doug McMillon, Walmart boasts more than 5000 stores in the United States of America alone and employs more than 1.5 million people. Walmart is undoubtedly an American institution, yet each Walmart store feels like its own little country. Walmart seems to have its own laws and customs and the people who shop their on a regular basis appear almost primitive in their behavior as they go about raiding the store’s shelves and wrestling with fellow customers for discount flat screen televisions and bulk packages of two-ply toilet paper. These people embody not just America at its worst but the very irreparably flawed nature of the human race as a whole… And we can’t get enough of them! In this article, we’re going to be examining images of Walmart’s penny-pinching female shoppers at their …show more content…

Go to your local Walmart on any given day and you can expect to see at least a couple of rascal scooters on the go. You may even be unlucky enough to see this woman stocking up on groceries. Here, we see an ageing and overweight woman of Walmart exploring the store on a rascal scooter like a cowboy crossing a prairie on the back of his beloved horse. Why she’s wearing those stained white long johns is anybody’s guess. Perhaps the horn on her rascal scooter is broken and she had to find some other means of ensuring everybody gets out of her way as she rolls down the aisle. The Simple

Open Document