Rhetorical Analysis assessment
4a summative project
Speaker: government and political people
Audience : American people
Purpose: to tell them about our freedom
Subject: protecting our freedom
The political people in the video are is effective in convincing the American people to protect their freedom with their rights.
Ethos: The speaker/author/narrator attempts to establish credibility, trust and/or authority.
- veronica toensing former deputy assistant terrorism unit dept. of justice. this is effective because she knows what she is saying about terrorism attacks in America.
Pathos: The speaker/author/narrator targets the emotions of the audience (stories, use fear, anger, empathy).
- in the video the show images of the 9-11 attack, to make the audience feel the lost of those American people. this is effective because the audience feels the fear for another terrorism attack
Logos: The speaker/author/narrator appeals to the logic or common sense of the audience (logic, stats, studies).
- our country is safe today. we haven't had another terrorism attack since 9-1. this is effective because its true and shows how we protect our freedom