Example Of Ethos Pathos Logos

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I heard about Indianapolis growing up, but never really thought about it a lot. When my family decided to move we visited Indianapolis. That was when I understood what all of the buzz was about. WatchMojo Travel, the company that made the video, presents Indianapolis as a place to stop and visit instead of just pass through. In this paper, I will argue that WatchMojoTravel’s video portrays Indianapolis, Indiana as a fun and very family oriented place to travel using three rhetorical strategies- ethos, pathos, and mythos. The video uses ethos by showing all of the grand historical landmarks to visit while emphasizing pathos by showing happy families on a sunny day enjoying downtown Indianapolis. Mythos is conveyed through the video because…show more content…
However, if you take the time to visit and absorb everything this city has to offer you will be surprised. The rhetorical appeals of ethos, pathos, and mythos are used to allow the person watching the video to get a glimpse of what Indianapolis truly has to offer. If you are sightseeing the War Memorial of Fallen Soldiers, visiting the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, or learning about nineteenth century history by visiting Conner Prairie will always leave you more knowledgeable than you already were. The happiness the video gives off makes the person watching the video want to experience all the wonders the city has to offer. Whether it is appealing to the family side of things, the sports fan that is waiting to come out, or the nighttime scene where you can eat with your family or go out and have a drink with friends you will never be disappointed. History is something that Indiana prides itself on having. Generations of families choose to settle in the state known as the “Crossroads of America” because of the homely feel the state gives off. The Indy 500 allows generations of families to come together and enjoy something that happens annually to make memories with their family and friends and know that they are supporting something that was founded in the state they grew up in. Indianapolis is a city full of surprises. Appealing to families is WatchMojo Travel’s way of letting people know that if you are a young professional this city may fall short on excitement during the day. The only time Indy is not suitable for a family is when the sun goes down because that is when the city is suited for young professionals and people who want to be with friends and enjoy a drink which is why the rhetorical appeals used in this video allow the viewer to soak everything in like a sponge before deciding to take a trip to Indianapolis,
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