I hope through this article the reader has gained a better understanding how the human race has used sculpting and statues to share the values, experiences and emotions from our rich history. From the shores of liberty, to the museums of strength, to the cities of courage and the beach towns of peace the reader can find a rich history of human values. Everyone should be encouraged to conduct their own research into other statues created and review the values that they are built to reflect and share.
Contrary to logos, Stones strongest quality is her vivid use of pathos so Copeland contrasts substantially to the emotion Stone uses. Throughout Stones last paragraph she really hooks you in with her excellent word choice. Stone says it’s unnatural for a twenty-one-year-old to die and how Stone wants to know her better. You can see that the relationship that Stone and Casey has is awe-inspiring and one to envy. (539) Unlike Stone, Copeland poorly utilizes pathos in her last paragraph by using a quote about how to use Facebook to find fat exes. (543) This utilizes pathos, but not in the way the author intended. This quote ruins the article’s conclusion because she’s being sincere throughout the entire article by using facts and cited information
Possibly one of the greatest testaments to the Greeks passion for their gods is the Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, Greece. “. . . temple after temple, each more gorgeous and more perfect than the one before, rose all over the Greek main land, to reach a final climax in the Athenian Parthenon . . .” (Hamlin 124). Here Hamlin explains the greatness of what was achieved in Athens at the Acropolis and how nothing beyond that point could compare.
Nana’s experiences and the hardships she faced with being a single mother who was discarded by her accidental child’s father, Jalil, and left with nothing besides rejection and shame from the community exposes the truths about female life in Afghanistan. The quote “Women like us. We endure. It’s all we have (Page 19)” demonstrates the plight of women in Afghanistan, especially under the Taliban and their rules, and summarizes their suffering within nine words of brutal honesty. Mariam goes on to experience this endless abuse herself as the freedoms for women continue to be fairly non-existent. For example, once Nana commits suicide, Mariam, for a very brief time, is placed under the care of Jalil and his three wives. Shortly after this though, marriage to an older, vile man named Rasheed is imposed on her as Jalil’s wives repeat and she becomes aware
In December of 1976, Thomas Paine wrote an article for members of the general public who were uncertain whether they supported the measure of Independence from Great Britain. In addition to the general public, Paine specifically wrote to the “summer soldiers” who were about to finish their enlistment and didn’t want to re-enlist for the winter. Through a variety of rhetorical strategies, Paine crafts a convincing article.
In this article, John Daniel Davidson explains that tearing down the statues is wrong. John Davidson asserts the audience that, “the reason for keeping them has nothing to do with honoring the cause of the Confederacy or the memory of slavery. Even though many of them were erected for that purpose in the decades spanning the 1870s to the 1930s, that should not be our purpose for keeping them now” (Davidson). He reminds us that the real reason on why they should be kept is not for praising slavery or confederacy, but for preserving history. Davidson then gives an example of how the statues should be viewed and acknowledged, he says suggestively, “Something as central to American history as the war between North and South should impose on us
In Will Roger’s articles, there is a sense of undeniable pride for the state he grew up in. Even after traveling the world, he cannot find a state he loves more than Oklahoma. He writes of the beauty, natural resources, and benefits associated with his home state. When comparing these articles to Baird and Goble’s writing however, there is a difference in the tone. Baird and Goble tend to write of Oklahoma in more of a historical, bystander way. They know what has happened, and they know what is going to happen in Oklahoma, and the reader can pick up on that tone. Unlike Rogers who writes of only the good of Oklahoma, Baird and Goble include pieces of Oklahoma’s history that might be considered flawed.
Richard Sherman brings up some interesting points in his argument about the players relationship with the NFL. The audience he was speaking to was intended to be fans or people concerned with the safety/ opinions of the players. His intended message was to show the NFL's true relationship to the players. Within his argument he uses a few logical fallacies. An example of this is circular reasoning, he uses this a few times explaining how the NFL just wants to make money and because of that they don't care for their players. I think this example fits because he doesn't really give a strong connection between the two he just simply assumes the audience sees how they connect. Another example was "We play a violent game that has a one hundred percent
Shire uses an understandable diction while writing this article. One great thing about the article was easy to read and it ran together very nicely. Shire quoted some people then made sure the audience understood what she was saying. Quoting Dr. Michael Brody, a child psychiatrist he said “The wearing of a costume is a bit like role-playing. With play, they’re often telling a story, and these stories have a lot of significance,” he explained. “The outfits that the kids wear on Halloween have to do with forming their identities. It does influence their thinking.” She quoted this then lead her article into talking about the costumes Party City offers.