Valich's Argument Against Pit Bulls

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Emotional appeal was the most used element by this author. Valich appealed to his readers emotions by using descriptive words that cause the readers to feel more empathetic to the situation. This type of appeal might have persuaded the audience to agree with their stance, even if they did not prior to reading this. In his piece, he uses a testimony from someone who was mauled by a Pit Bull and is strongly against them, but is the proud owner of two German Shepherds. This will cause the audience to turn more against Pit Bulls if even a large dog owner is against them. Testimonies such as this are important to understand how some Pit Bulls act, however, members of society have to understand that not all dogs of this breed will attack adults or

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