The Patriot Act

by brayan morelos

SOAPS

  • Speaker- Narrator
  • Occasion-Congress approval of the patriot act
  • Subject- Taking away the patriot act
  • Audience- Young students
  • Purpose- To persuade you that the patriot act violates your civil liberties

thesis

the narrator is effective in convincing young Americans to remove the patriot act

Ethos

ethos is how the author shows credibility toward a speaker to show that they are qualified to talk about the topic . the author uses ethos when he shows under the speaker name their profession. the is effective in using ethos to convince the audience to remove the patriot act.

Pathos

pathos in the use of emotions to persuade the target audience that you point of view is right. The author uses pathos by showing the American flag. the author use of paths is effective in convincing the audience that the patriot act violates your civil liberties.

Logos

logos is the use of logic this includes the use of statistics and charts to prove a point. the author uses logos when he shows the percentage of Americans that approves the patriot act after 9/11. the author uses logos effectively by showing you how the government used people's fear after 9/11 to pass the patriot act.

Conclusion

In conclusion the narrator is effective in convincing young Americans to do something to remove the patriot act. the impact of film in the viewer is of mistrust toward the government. the film did not change my prestige because my opinion of the patriot act was already a negative one.