Two Cheers For Sweatshop Analysis

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The article "Two Cheers for Sweatshop" both authors Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have used the Aristotle's rhetorical triangle which includes the main appeals known as logos, pathos, and ethos. Logos is a way to again the readers trust by adding detailed information such as facts about a topic. Nicholas and Sheryl used logos to have their reader believe in what their beliefs are based on whether sweatshops are good for the community of Asian countries or not. The usage of negative comments towards sweatshop such as what the authors said: "Some managers are brutal in the way they house workers in firetraps, expose children to dangerous chemicals, deny bathroom breaks, demand sexual favors, force people to work double shifts or dismiss anyone who tries to organize a union." this causes the reader to believe on what the authors are establishing. Pathos is a form to trigger an audience's emotions to give an understanding of what the situation. For example working for nine hours a week and just receiving two dollars a day will cause the reader to feel bothered by the way managers pay their hard working employees and having those who are hurt at work have to…show more content…
And ethos is what makes the image towards a what both authors want to project to their audience. From facts to emotions both Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn made the concept of sweatshops in Asian countries a horrific way to making income and surviving. Two Cheers for a Sweatshop is based on article that gives information about what a sweatshop is and how much income a person makes a day. While reading the article the author appeals to logos where they offer data and information about the situation that the employees go through, ethos is triggered in the article because it has an organization of facts where the writer seem knowledgeable and reasonable. And pathos is slightly paints an emotional picture of what the writer wants the reader to feel and connect with his
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