The life pursued by the average young person in America is fast paced and scheduled to the point of breaking. As time has progressed this time stretched life style has impacted the need for food that isn’t cooked at home or even at restaurants that cook with traditional methods. This coupled with the swelling number of households with either a single parent or two working parents has increased the reliance on the fast food industry and in turn increased the overweight and obesity rates in the country. In his article “Don’t Blame the Eater,” David Zinczenko addresses this topic and places the blame not on those partaking in these delectable dinners, but in the hands of the fast food industry and their lack of understandable labeling. Zinczenko’s argument is valid and strong due to his equal use of ethos, logos and pathos.
How Uniformity Killed The Cat (and Many Others) In Eric Schlosser’ Fast Food Nation, Schlosser reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly secrets that brought fame and fortune to many fast food companies. One distinct reason why Schlosser believes that fast food companies gained a large amount of power is because of uniformity. Many corporations and their leaders claim that “the key to a successful franchise… can be expressed in one word: ‘uniformity’. (5)”
His discoveries influenced him to write "Fast Food Nation," in order to unveil the horrors of the all-American meal. B. Summary 1. In this book, Schlosser describes the production, the working conditions and the marketing tactics of the fast food industry. 2.
Things are not normally as rough as they sound, though in this case, they are worse. Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation puts the unspeakable truths into a book, to show anyone strong enough to handle the terrible truths of the fast food just how bad it genuinely is. On page 177, Schlosser Shows the terrible truths of fast food corporations and the harsh environment that the cleaning crews have to endure after hours through cacophonous word choice, quotes from real employees, and syntactical repetition.
The book, Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser, is about “The Dark Side of the All-American Meal”. Fast food in America is not as good as it seems. Most customers don’t know that by eating this food, they are putting their health at a serious risk. You only see the good side of things, but never the bad. Fast food chains are now in control.
“Don’t Blame the Eater”, written by David Zinczenko, is a short article discussing how fast food is the main cause of childhood obesity. This article came about in relations to two kids filing a lawsuit against McDonalds for making them fat. He begins his piece by sympathizing with these individuals because he used to be like them. Zinczenko then informs the reader of his background and how he fell into the category of being dependent upon quick and easy meals. In an attempt to provide a valid argument, he debates on how kids raise themselves while their parents are at work and that the nutritional values are not labeled upon prepared foods.
A Rhetorical Analysis of “Don’t Blame the Eater” by David Zinczenko Sara, a single mother of two kids, is driving home from a grueling day of work. She’s worked overtime all week and has some tightness in her back. Upon looking at the clock on the dashboard of her 1996 Volkswagen, she realizes that it is way too late to go home and cook a nice dinner for her two children. She turns into the nearest McDonalds, orders some chicken nuggets, and brings dinner home. Can you blame a mother who just wanted her kids to eat?
“Our goal is quality food above all else. From the potatoes that become World Famous Fries to the fresh produce in our salads and the 100% pure beef in our burgers, we’re committed to serving you the very best.” This quote was taken directly off the McDonald’s website, the company claims to present a food of high quality at every McDonald’s. In a country filled with more than 50,000 fast food chains and a world filled with more than 500,000, can each and every meal distributed by these chains be of the quality they claim? In the nonfiction novel Fast Food Nation, the author Eric Schlosser opens the doors to the kitchens of these large fast food franchises to shine a light on what really goes on.
This imagery is very effective and does have an impact on the audience because it shows how we’ve let the fast food industry to become a way of life by making it into a life routine. Therefore, would make those that eat fast food to try and reschedule their daily routines. In summarization, Schlosser use of appeal and rhetorical devices makes his argument rock solid and not debatable. He forces the audience to agree or disagree with his statements, but he makes it extremely difficult to disagree by providing many details and valid
Each of the five goals at The Country Day School Of The Sacred Heart provides guidance on how to better: the Catholic faith, education, each individual’s social awareness, the Sacred Heart family, and each individual’s choice. One of goal Three’s criteria is, “The school educates to a critical consciousness that leads its total community to analyze and reflect on the values of society and to act for justice”, this means that communities need to reflect on individual and collective choices and decide what best fits the same community. America needs to address the issues, as a community, discussed in the book Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser. After reading the book, one is able to learn and understand that the Fast Food Industry does not better society, but weakens it.
In Margaret Visser’s essay, “The Rituals of Fast Food”, she explains the reason why customers enjoy going to fast food restaurants and how it adapt to customer’s needs. Some examples of the most loyal fast-food customers are people seeking convenience, travelers, and people who are drug addicts. First, most loyal customers are people seeking convenience. The reason why fast food restaurants are convenient because longer hours of being open, the prices are good , etc. As Visser said in her essay, “Convenient, innocent simplicity is what the technology, the ruthless politics, and the elaborate organization serve to the customer” (131).
To begin, enjoying a meal from McDonald’s is the symbol of American culture. The fast food industry was one other major forces to shape modern life in the U.S. When asked to think of a word to describe America, majority of citizens as well as immigrants would say the “fast food”. For example,in 2001 a rebel group led by Jose Bove decided to protest the restrictions on trade set by Unites States in France and as a form of protest they destroyed a symbol of United States, a local McDonald 's, which demonstrates that McDonald 's is a representation of American culture and thus eating at this establishment is seen as an American tradition as well as the most American action a tennager can perfrm.
“Fast food restaurants have us hooked on to their tasty food. You See a lot of people buying fast food because how good it tastes. Well let me tell you it is not good for your health. Why do fast food places lower their prices because they know people will buy it if it doesn’t cost that much and most people buy it cause that`s how much they can afford”. Fast food places is a way to not cook every week I feel bad for people when I go to McDonald’s and ask them, do you know what you’re eating in they say
I. Introduction A. Hook/Attention getter: “Fast food” is named as fast food because of the whole process from ordering, preparing and serving the food just take several minutes. B. General statement: Fast food is becoming more and more popular among people around the world because of the changing of lifestyle from the past times to the present times. C. Thesis statement: Due to the convenient, affordable price and good taste of fast food, consumption of fast food is rising according to studies but it also brings negative effects on our health in the long run. II. Body A. Topic sentence: Fast food restaurant such as McDonalds (McD) or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are available almost anywhere in the world, and you can even get it with a simple phone call and get it delivered right in front of your door step or by ordering through their websites without leaving your work desk.
Title: FAST FOOD POPULARITY A. Introduction: Nowadays, most people -especially kids and youngsters- prefer to eat fast food, such as McDonald, pizza, fried food, and etc. Why it has become so popular? It is tastes better than homemade food? B. General Statement: Fast food industry has grown dramatically and become so popular. According to the research, people spend more money on fast food than the education.