Rhetorical Analysis Of Dont Blame The Eater

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After reading your article “Don’t Blame the Eater,” I must say that I completely agree with your stance on how the fast food business is making Americans obese but also how it is our personal responsibility to try and stay away from it. You did a great job of making your stance on how people need to prioritize and eat healthy although the process is difficult known throughout the entire essay. I also enjoyed your personal story about your relationship with fast food making your essay relatable, the lack of knowledge we have on fast food as a nation, the health risks that can occur, and how all companies care about is the money they take from us. Within this letter, I am writing to you an analysis of the rhetorical appeals you used to back up your thoughts, your tone of voice, the way you brought the reader in with your witty choice of words and how extraordinarily you were able to persuade me as a reader. I enjoy the way that you start your essay…show more content…
Instead of letting your essay seem biased, you were able to give real life statistics in areas where I lacked knowledge. For example, when you wrote about the rise in diabetes in children due to fast food. You noted, “Before 1994, diabetes in children was generally caused by a genetic disorder—only about 5 percent of childhood cases were obesity-related, or Type 2, diabetes. Today, according to the National Institutes of Health, Type 2 diabetes accounts for at least 30 percent of all new childhood cases of diabetes in this country” (392). This quote showed me that you knew some medical history surrounding the topic of fast food and obesity that helped to back up your stance on the suing of fast-food businesses. The tone in your voice when you were talking about the rise in health risk was very academic and professional. This is one of the few points made in your essay where the credibility to back yourself up shone

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