Amy Chu Ethos Logos

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In Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior, the author Amy Chua uses ethos, logos and pathos to persuade her readers that the Chinese style of parenting is superior to the Western method; however, I do not believe that her argument is effective.
In the case of ethos, the author is a professor at Yale University, which is a status that commands credibility and respect. She presents herself as a Chinese mother (authority figure), who was raised according to this method, which shaped her own parenting style to her two daughters. This, however, makes her biased, and it is evident in many of her statements.
The author uses mostly personal experiences as evidence to support her claims. The scientific study she mentions is an appeal to the reader's sense
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