Journal 9 - the case of the elementary school girl who got...

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Lauren Brockmiller 9/21/10 English 111 Journal 9 Bowling for Columbine This documentary was about gun control laws and regulations in America. The idea of the movie was brought about as a result of the 1999 shootings at Columbine high school, where two teenagers easily acquired guns and shot up the school. Michael Moore interviews several celebrities, “average joes,” and high ranking officers at major American corporations, as well as the President of the National Rifle Association, Charlton Heston. He listens to their opinions on gun control as well as discussing his own views. Moore uses the rhetoric technique of Pathos to bring about emotions in the viewers in
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Unformatted text preview: the case of the elementary school girl who got shot in his hometown of Flint, Michigan. When the viewers witness the death of the young girl and see how easy it was for the Columbine students to acquire guns, they feel compelled to do something to make stricter gun laws. I believe that there should be stricter gun control laws in the United States. There are far too many homicides annually, as opposed to other countries with merely a small fraction of the number the United States has. As a country, we must come together to decide that gun safety should be of top importance....
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