Examples Of Pathos In Garrett Hardin's Speech

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Some strategies that Garrett Hardin uses throughout his text are Pathos and Logos. He uses these devices in order to appeal to the audience and to make his text sound more credible. A example of logos is, “As of 1973, the U.S. had a population of 210 million people, who were increasing by 0.8 percent per year. Outside our lifeboat, let us imagine another 210 million people (say the combined populations of Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Morocco, Pakistan, Thailand and the Philippines) who are increasing at a rate of 3.3 percent per year. Put differently, the doubling time for this aggregate population is 21 years, compared to 87 years for the U.S.” In this section he establishes logos by using logic to help support his argument. He also uses…show more content…
His way of learning would be doing chores you could say and doing other activities that helped him learn about the world. He knows that his son is not the only one that struggles from this problem. This is why he gave facts about some certain things that are meant especially for those students, materials they can use to help them learn. Throughout the text Medicine Grizzly Bear Lake was very formal and respectful. This is a key step in insuring to get the teacher's attention and try to persuade her. In the following paragraphs I will explain how his son learned, and also how Medicine Grizzly Bear Lake could improve his argument.

Medicine Grizzly Bear Lake’s son is named Wind-Wolf. His teacher would call him wind thinking wolf was a middle name. He insisted that she would call ind-wolf because it was his full name. Wind-Wolf was raised by an indian family this is one of the reasons why he was taught differently. By doing so he is not used to and does not fully understand the way that people teach him in a public school. He grew up learning differently, so that does not mean that he is wrong when he answers a question, since he learned differently it could have been right. For example, in the text there is an example of this type of situation. “If you ask him how many months there are in a year, he will probably tell you thirteen. He will respond this way not because he doesn't know how to count properly, but because he has been
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