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Fortner 1 Austin Fortner Enc 1102 Mrs. Weaver September 19, 2006 Outline “Ban the things. Ban them all.” By Molly Ivins p 720 By using a tone of slight sarcasm and a nonchalant style of writing the author blatantly attacks gun lobbyists on her path to gun safety. o “Ban the damn things. Ban them all.” o “You want protection? Get a dog” o “I’m not anti-gun. I’m pro-knife…” Pro’s o This article has a lot of appeal for its style of writing. When you read it you laugh a little bit from the statements she makes but it is geared for a supportive audience. There are a lot of good points that are brought up such as the car comparison and the Michael Crichton statement also has a
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Unformatted text preview: good effect on the reader. Con’s o Ethos: the entire article is based on unsupported statements about gun control. There is no statistics or facts or accounts on why actual gun safety is not enough as it is but needs to be stepped up. Need more facts. Thoughts o The piece is pretty convincing of its argument and the author does a good job of keeping the reader’s attention and I think it does a fine job on the proposed argument. I think the author should of brought in some possible factual arguments to make it more convincing but that is all....
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