Therefore, it causes the person with alcoholism to depend on the alcohol in order to deal with certain things. Also, it may cause them to put themselves in dangerous situations,or lead to legal situations. Those who drink alcohol more frequently they have serious health and psychological problems. It can increase the risk of developing certain cancers it includes the mouth, throat, liver, and breast. Natasha Tracy, said “Alcoholism is a disease that damages the brain,liver, heart, and other organs.” Meanwhile,some people don’t notice that they have problems once they have been developed a dependence on alcohol, he or she will drink regardless of any serious physical symptoms.
Israel says, “We 're drinking as part of socializing instead of drinking just to get drunk, which is what tends to happen in the United States when kids flout authority. Being legal, the experience here is noticeably more laid-back, rather than the frantic drink-fest I remember from home.” (Israel 2004) Canadians treat drinking as a normal social activity where they can relax and enjoy their time with their friends, while in America, college students have the mentality of drinking to get drunk. In the debatabase book written by the International Debate Education Association the authors conclude that by lowering the drinking age it will instill responsibility into eighteen-year-olds also preventing the usage of fake ID’s (International Debate Education Association 2013). According to
Rhetorical Analysis of Anti-Smoking Commercial Anti-smoking commercials are known for several similar ads. Most of the anti-smoking ads are known for women mimicking holding a button to talk or a young girl pulling layers off her skin. But has anyone ever seen the commercial that reflects children turning the table on adults showing them how they feel when they smoke? This commercial features older children and adults standing around smoking and young children of the age’s seven to nine walking up and asking them if they had a lighter. The adults begin to start telling each child why they wouldn’t want to smoke and why it’s bad for you.
Not many 15-16-year-olds are friends with 21+-year-olds, so this is not as big of a problem currently. Drinking and hanging out with friends who are only a couple years older causes even younger teenagers to drink, which is why the drinking age should not be
Over the past twenty years, the amount at which advertisers are advertising to children is astonishing. Advertising directed towards children has estimated at over 15 million annually that’s almost three times more than what it was 26 years ago! Toy companies, fast food places, and retail stores are very eager to target children-maybe even a little too eager. Advertisers are consciously targeting children. Most advertisers are targeting children because they're easier to get hooked on a product.
Underage drinking is a topic full of facts and opinions. Arrest rates increase at 21 years old due to alcohol usage (. Crimes are a perfect example of what alcohol can do to one’s mind. Drinking affects all ages of society and that is why the legal drinking age should remain at 21 years of age. Many people who are against the legal drinking age being 21 years old believe if people can fight for your country they should be allowed to have a drink.
Three of the most important reasons lowering the drinking age would be wrong and there would be more car accidents, it ruins the teens' or minors' bodies, and teens and minors do not understand the consequences and they affect their future. While many people have their own opinion about lowering the drinking age, the facts are there. The facts show that 18 year olds are not responsible enough not are their bodies ready to consume alcohol legally. Concerned parents need to know what is right and wrong for their children and not let this law pass in their
Views change over time, however the usage of visual rhetoric remains the same and with these two smoking advertisements it becomes evident. Advertisements (ads) are a very powerful tool when it comes to persuasion through its use of visual rhetoric such as color schemes and how the use of the images will be perceived by the intended audience. One of the ads I chose was a modern anti-smoking image, more specifically an anti-smoking ad against smoking and the effect of second-hand smoke. Second hand smoke is the smoke exhaled by the smoker. The other ad I chose was a pro-smoking image from the 1950s.
Finally brains are still growing at 18 years old so drinking cannot become legal. Another opposition to the legal drinking age is that 21 years old does not stop teenagers from underage drinking, so why keep it at 21 years old? There are so many kids drinking during high school and college when they are under the age of 21 years, they believe that it should be 18 years of age. Kids that believe the drinking age should be lowered are wrong because it just makes school harder for them to achieve at. Also if seniors in high school are allowed to have alcohol that just means underclassmen will
Just because the military accepts the brave and honorable men and women who serve our country at the age of 18 does not mean we should allow 18 year olds to drink. Another argument against keeping the minimum drinking age at 21 is that is enforces unsafe drinking. Those who agree with this argument believe that since 18 year olds cannot drink legally they turn to environments where they can get away from getting caught but encourage binge drinking. Although this might be true it does not matter where they are drinking they still have to drive home and end up back behind the steering wheel of a car, endangering their and someone else’s