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1 Lynn  Charles Lynn Professor Moen ENGL 1301-4011 10/27/14 Comparative Essay Mark Bittman and Firoozeh Dumas use specific knowledge whether it is from experience or external sources. Both authors focus on different aspects on the appeal of writing. Bittman uses extensive knowledge and emotion which occurring during the first half of “ Is Junk Food Really Cheaper”. On the other hand Dumas uses humor to add weight to her experience from her past to describe the difficulties she has had with clashing cultures and pronunciations with names. I believe that Ethos, Pathos and Logos play an important role in writing. Each provides reason, credibility and emotive focus to writing that enhances and makes us more receptive to the reading experience. Dumas was born in Iran and moved to California when she was seven. She graduated from UC- Berkley with Honors. From early on in her life, her name became the obstacle to being fully accepted within American culture. With a strong Iranian background she was influenced

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