Unformatted text preview: pregnancy does cause babies to have health problems, or even die. Those statistics will help people to realize that smoking affects more than just the smoker. Letterman also appeals to emotion by saying statements like “premature baby”, “the translucent skin stretched tight over miniature ribs”, and “struggling to survive.” Those are very powerful statements. Letterman states that Florida lawmakers passed up an opportunity to ban smoking in restaurants because it would have taken “at least an hour and a half” to debate on....
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- Spring '10
- Pediatrics, Letterman, Gretchen Letterman, Steven Dooley EN140