Singer's Motivation In Central Station

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As previously mentioned, Singer executes the reader’s appeal to emotion and credibility within the essay to further solidify his push for people to donate their money. Essentially what happens in Central Station, is that a character named Dora is told she will be given one thousand dollars to deliver a street boy to an address. She carries through with the act under the impression that he will be adopted and then buys herself a TV. However, she was deceived for the boy was not going to be adopted but instead, killed for his organs (390). Singer uses this film to resonate with the reader’s sadness and anger towards Dora. For example, the essay states, “suppose Dora had told her neighbor that it is a tough world, other people have nice TV’s too,

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