Comparative Rhetorical Analysis : `` Just Read And Write, But Right And Wrong ``

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Comparative Rhetorical Analysis Final Essay
The debate over rather children should learn values at home or in school is not a complicated one. The process of learning values in school, as oppose to home is referred to as character education. Should we require character education in our school systems? Kathleen Townsend explains in, “Just Read and Write, but Right and Wrong” and “Character Education Will Likely Fail” by Thomas J. Lasley, the main attention is directed to teachers and adults who consider values and character education unsuitable for schools. Thus, seemingly not putting the values and characters of their students as a priority. They state how teachers and schools want to essentially take no responsibility to these young adults who do not have a good foundation of values. Townsend explains it would be difficult to teach a course due to the many conflicts throughout the unshared environment of each individual person. Lasely agrees with Townsend on this conflict. However, Lalsey is more aware of the barriers that will stand in the way of this achievement. Lasley is more explanatory, and is more affective due to the reality he brings to the table and the way he canvas his message. Lasley’s argument looks at the issue from a broader view and follows his argument with going in depth with the topic. He explains how this subject can be manipulated by people behinds the scenes, such as the media. Which shows the ethos of this author in a way that grasps the…
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