Persuasive Essay : Being Homeless Essay

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Being homeless is found all around the world in every country. Either the people lost their house due to weather, money, or even being kicked out, being without a home is something no one should have to go through. While the Habitat for Humanity advertisement is lengthy, I argue that the advertisement effectively convinces the audience to join by donating, advocating, or volunteering through its use of logos, pathos, and ethos. One of the very first people we met at the beginning of the advertisement is a girl, later we learn her name to Pheeyo Aung, talking about living in a garage. This specific part of the video shows how logos is being used. By telling us about her living conditions before by showing us pictures of her family. She even tries not to cry while trying to talk about wanting to have a real living space and get out of the garage she was in. Although she was very emotional during this section of the advertisement, the audience see what she was really living like. We get a feel of how she was living, and it was not something she was just told to say. The video also shows us some statistics of Housing problem. Again, showing the use of logos by giving us numbers to visually see now and for the future. These statistics included how just in America alone, there is a 33% of housing problem. And more than one billion people in the world live in “housing slums”. They also show us a visual graph of the world filling up to 32 percent to show the housing problem in the

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