Rhetorical Analysis Of 'How Germs Travel On Planes'

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How Germs Travel On Planes – And How We Can Stop Them Rhetorical Analysis Imagine sitting on a plane and a passenger sneezes--where do those germs go? The inventor of the Global Inlet Director, Raymond Wang realizes that germs spread easily on planes. In response, he is interested in providing a solution by finding ways to reduce the spread of these pathogens. Although Wang is clearly able to demonstrate his main idea, he shows weaknesses for example, repetition, when presenting it to his audience. In the speech, “How Germs Travel On Planes – And How We Can Stop Them,” Wang uses chronological organization, logos in the form of statistics, rhetorical questions, and an informative purpose effectively to engage and persuade his audience that the prevention of spreading pathogens is important. One of Wang’s strengths throughout his speech is the way he is able to organize his thoughts chronologically. Each part of his speech is dedicated to a specific point about the topic which he discusses in detail. Wang’s main points include the current inadequate air circulation system in planes, what his thought process was to find a solution, and then his invention of the Global Inlet Director, which is a device that decreases the spread of germs throughout the aircraft. Instead of his speech being jumbled, it is organized chronologically to follow his thought process on how he came to his solution. Wang first starts out by discussing how the ebola outbreak sparked his interest
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