ethos,logos,pathos.docx - Roswarski 1 Avery Roswarski Miss Engle AP Lang 21 August 2019 Ethos Logos and Pathos In Elie Wiesel\u2019s Noble Peace Prize

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Roswarski 1 Avery Roswarski Miss Engle AP Lang 21 August 2019 Ethos, Logos, and Pathos In Elie Wiesel’s Noble Peace Prize acceptance speech, he uses logic to explain his take on the Holocaust. Wiesel speaks about how the world knew what was happening to the Jews during World War II, but they decided to remain silent for a long time. He explained that people always take sides; being neutral is not an option. If someone is “neutral”, they only help the oppressor, not the oppressed. Silence only encourages the persecutor, it doesn’t benefit the ones being persecuted. Elie Wiesel also used emotion to tie his audience in. He talked about how horrendous the Holocaust was and mentioned how he strived to keep that memory alive as a reminder of what happened. Wiesel says that this Nobel Peace Prize belongs to all survivors and their children, but he struggles with the fact that
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Unformatted text preview: hewas the one getting it. His statements let the audience conclude that Wiesel is incredibly humble and even more deserving of the award. Elie vows to, unlike the world, never be silent when someone endures suffering or humiliation. Wiesel spends part of his speech talking about how he wonders how the world could be so silent in such a time of turmoil. He does not understand how anyone could think that this was ethical; how murdering millions of innocent people would happen without resistance for quite some time from the outside world. Elie talks about how the world’s silence assisted the tormentor. He explains that it is ethical to interfere in Roswarski 2 situations like that. Elie Wiesel says that wherever people are being persecuted, others should be speaking up and reaching out to help....
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