Safe Post 9/11 Ethos Pathos Logos

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In the essay "We're Safer Post 9/11" written by Eric Holder, Janet Napolitano, and James Clapper, a very intelligent, well descriptive work is published based on the days after the tragic 9/11 event. We all know that 9/11 was a very sad day and it destroyed the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pa. The writers gave great examples as to how the United States has increased the safety of our country. We have took down most of the people and groups affiliated with the 9/11 attack and that is a great achievement accomplished. The attempt of proving how we have increased our safety was well expressed. Yet, there are still terrorist groups plotting to take us down that we are not aware of. Holder, Napolitano and Clapper stated “We have expanded the number or Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTFs) around the country from 35 to 104-” (706) as an example of logos. Ethos is shown through the knowledge the writers have on the safety precautions made throughout the years. The positive take they have on the safety increase and strong framework throughout the country is shown through pathos. The United States is a …show more content…

Within this essay logos is expressed numerous times and is shown in a great way. “One recent study found that between 1999 and 2009, 86 terrorist plots against Americans have been foiled.” (Holder, Napolitano, and Clapper, 707) shows they have really dug up some evidence and know their facts. The United States has really stepped up their game after the tragic 9/11 tragedy on keeping the residents of this great country safe. Not only is it their responsibility but ours as citizens of the United States to keep safe and the authors really express this throughout the essay. Holder, Napolitano, and Clapper seem to have a wide interest in the subject of the safety of the Nation after the 9/11 incident and they take that into great affect in this

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