Pathos is used as an appeal to emotion, often to gain an audience’s investment for a specific purpose. Animal shelter advertisements, car commercials, and even magazines use this method to attract an audience and pull them in by their heartstrings. Rebecca Skloot’s contemporary biography The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is no different, utilizing this method to maintain the audience’s attention and emotional investment in the story. When Zakariyya becomes angry after reflecting upon his mother’s death and how it impacted his life, Deborah embodies her role as a caring sister and shows him in a new light by way of pathos. “Then he walked slowly back to the building, holding the picture in front of him at eye level, seeing nothing ahead but
Dede realizes she and her husband “don’t talk anymore,” Jamito bosses Dede around, and keeps to himself (188). But, many of these problems started at the very beginning of their marriage, “Dede… [was] already beginning to compromise with the man she was set to marry” not long after they were engaged (79). Its observed that from the beginning, Dede and Jamito’s marriage if full of trouble. Research shows that when spouses “were distressed, their marriages followed a negative trajectory over time” (Dush et all). This means that the worse Dede or Jamito worried, the worse the marriage got.
Rhetorical Analysis of Shooting Dad The story “Shooting Dad” by Sarah Vowell discusses a story about a teenage girl and her relationship with her father and how they are constantly clashing with each other because they are almost exact opposites. The author develops her story by creating images in the reader 's mind to describe events that happened in her life, the use hyperbole for comedic relief, and irony for emotional effect. The use of these emotional strategies is effective because Vowell is able to use these strategies to help the readers understand the relationship between her and her father. Overall by the use of strategies like imagery, hyperbole, and irony the author creates a piece of writing that shows the relationship between the main character and her father. The use of imagery is important to the story because the author is able to form images in the reader 's mind about the way that certain events unraveled in the story and to describe the appearance of certain objects and places in the story.
At one point, Lou Anne even said that her dad was the first to notice she was showing signs that she was gay especially when his suspension were true when he found her letters she was writing to her secret partner. It was then, he made her talk to her mom, and instead of her mom accepting and embracing her daughter that this was a sign of her coming out her mom quickly snapped these horrible stories and scenarios on her if she was to live her life as a gay woman. From that point Lou Anne thought her mom was right so she thought about it, and she made the decision to live for other people so she can make them happy verse living for her and making herself happy. Not knowing the hardships and challenges that she had to endure over the course of her life, I personally thought one thing in her personal story was a little bit hard to grasp, was when she said, “No one wakes up and wants to be gay” to me I think the way society is and how being gaylesbian is defined in many ways her opinion about choosing to be gay is not quite the case anymore. Eventually, Lou Anne came to conclude her story, by telling us, “Find someone to tell your truth, your story, she continue to say when you find just one person to open up to and discuss your most deepest and darkest secrets, it can stop you from making a decision you’ll regret later on in
Balsamo explains why she got her two tattoos. She says, “After experiencing the hardest year of my life and learning to cope with my diagnosis of severe anxiety disorder, I decided to get the word “breathe” on my wrist” (Balsamo 1). As a reader, you start feeling emotional for her and what she has went through. You start to realize why she wrote this article in the first place. She wanted people to understand why people may have tattoos and that they shouldn’t be judged for having one.
Marriage is relationships between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. The first thing that comes to mind about marriage is having a lasting relationship. Marriage is a commitment of two people to one another and to each other’s family, bonded by holy matrimony. When a couple plans to marry, they think of raising a family together, dedicating their life to each other. Many people promise many people promise to love their spouse ‘til death do them apart but after reading the stories ,” “55 miles to the Gas Pump”, “popular mechanics”, and the cranes” , through irony, the authors have proven the wrong meaning of marriage.
On page 32, A widow of a man knows he died from cancer, and isn’t a hero. After seeing the people demonstrating however, she decides to join them. If the demonstrators had not have stood up for what they thought, then the woman would not have changed her opinion on this social matter. Chimamanda Adichie also stands up for what she believes in by speaking of the importance of a single story. This has inspired people to try and understand stories and things from all viewpoints, rather than just one, so you get the full details.
In a way, he is responsible for the absence of her brother, but he does care for her he does have a heart. From this point on he watches over her and continues telling her story, and shows up at another important moment in her life, when she has just lost almost everyone she loves due to a bombing. He sees her book that she was writing in that she dropped, and, “[j]ust before the truck left I took it [Liesel’s book] in my hand...it’s lucky I was there” Death loves Liesel, and Liesel loves words. Since he loves her he cares about what is important to her, that is why he took the book. After this incident, Liesel has a happy life until her time comes which is when Death takes her by the hand and walks with her, shows her the book, and talks about all he has seen.
Civilians who might go over on these news articles, blogs, posts, tweets, might have different emotions on how to feel. Would they go against the problem and make a difference or go along with it. What would you do? There are many opinions on addressing race on media. Proponents believe they when these specific races are being discriminated on media they should be more strict and have consequences for their actions but opponents believe when the public is being discriminated on media, it’s to show that these people are not great for the public, they might even include recent facts about how countries are being destroyed and there are killings by these specific race.
To her, this was a major confusion and as the story uncovers, it was most likely the primary explanation behind her suffering in marriage. She most certainly disliked the way her husband treated her. Marriage resembled subjugation to her and when she gets the news that her husband was dead, she is upbeat that she is finally free. Mrs. Mallard can be said to speak to many marriages in society where many individuals are not enjoying the marriage but rather for differed reasons, they would prefer not to escape the marriage. The whole story is established on how Mrs. Mallard
The Army is facing a significant problem in sexual harassment the problem hurts the Army’s ability to remain an ethical organization while hindering their readiness. This paper will look at several points relating to the above thesis. First, the paper will look at what sexual harassment looks like in the Army. Second, current policies and procedures the Army is using examined. Following this, the paper will move too examining statistics concerning sexual harassment reporting.