Rhetorical Analysis Of Word Wars

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Rhetorical Analysis of Word Wars A strategic narrative is a story that a nation must tell itself, and the world, to wage a war or to maintain a competitive advantage in the international system (Free Speech). The mass impact of technology has captivated this idea and has used it to express the freedom of speech in ways that has never been done before, but also "[pushes] these limits past common decency" (Wickman 27). Two authors debate with this international problem in different styles but share some of the same concepts and common fallacies on this issue. Lindsay Wickman writes about the formal and informal use of how technology over the years has shaped our government and our overall system of actions. Susan Benesch writes about the permissibility of certain speech, and speech that can potentially incite violence (Benesch 245). In her article, Benesch appeals to the rhetorical concept of LOGOS and PATHOS. She states, "Text messaging is used increasingly to organize riots and massacres in many countries" (Benesch 251). This applies the rhetorical concept of LOGOS because Benesch referred to the actual content of how she organized her reasoning. This same quote resembles PATHOS because it has some variation of emotional appeal to the audience. The writer states this because she wants the reader to know how easily and catastrophic technology can be world-wide at the touch of our fingers. Benesch 's article compiles several different types of literary fallacies. She writes
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