Water Quality Of Water Pollution

1456 WordsMay 9, 20176 Pages
The purpose of the succeeding article is to weigh the opinions of two different sources concerning the topic of water pollution. Many people neglect the water issue due to the fact that it does not necessarily pertain to them. However, there are several complications that should definitely be brought to awareness among the public. This article uses two sources to explain why and how the activities of humans contributes to the poisoning of the world’s water supply, and how the articles use argumentative such as ethos, logos, and pathos to justify and compare their position. A Contamination Crisis The pollutants affecting water quality is a major issue affecting every community on a global scale. Whether individuals suffer from lack of…show more content…
They actively portray this by stating “Polluted drinking water or water polluted by chemicals produced waterborne diseases like, Giardiasis, Amoebiasis, Hookworm, Ascariasis, Typhoid, Liver and kidney damage, Alzheimer’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, multiple Sclerosis, Hormonal problems that can disorder development and reproductive processes, Cancer, heart disease, damage to the nervous system, different type of damages on babies in womb, Parkinson’s disease, Damage to the DNA and even death, meanwhile, polluted beach water contaminated people like stomach aches, encephalitis, Hepatitis, diarrhoea, vomiting, gastroenteritis, respiratory infections, ear ache, pink eye and rashes,” (Marica, Corches, 2016, para. 5). This statement appeals to the emotional aspect by explaining how contaminated water can cause several different diseases and problematic complications. It explains how certain cases have caused errors in infants to appeal to the emotions of those with children, or uses cancerous aspects to gain the attention of those who have endured, or know someone who had endured, something similar to what is being explained. They use these examples to gain domination over the pathos, or emotional, aspect caused by water pollution. The article attempts to gain attention to the logical, or logos, side of an argument by providing examples and procedures to determine the amount of

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