Essay 1a. - 1 CLAR 110-06 September 12, 2007 The Criticism...

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1 CLAR 110-06 September 12, 2007 The Criticism of “I Want a Wife I think that Judy Brady did a great job of getting her point across and telling men that women can only do so much. Mrs. Brady brought together two of the three elements of writing together to make a great essay. What she lacked in one element she made up for with the other. Logos, ethos, and pathos are the three tools used in writing rhetorical essays. The use of logos in an essay is to appeal to the logic or reason. This means the use of facts or known things. Ethos is used for gaining the trust of the reader. If one can successfully use ethos they are almost destine to write a good essay. Ethos also is the use of credibility in your writing to prove to people you know what you’re talking about. If you don’t use ethos then the readers won’t believe in what you’re writing. Pathos in writing is when you appeal to the reader’s senses. This keeps the reader into the essay while they are reading it. There’s nothing worse than reading a very boring essay. Mrs. Brady did a great job in tying these elements together. Mrs. Brady clearly establishes ethos right from the beginning of the essay. “I belong to that classification of people known as wives. I am A Wife. And, not altogether
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2 incidentally, I am a mother.”(Brady 223) I think it was a great idea for her to start the essay this way. By doing this she clearly states who she is and what she’s. When I read that paragraph I picture a woman saying she’s a wife and a mother proudly and confidently. When writing a rhetorical like this I feel that it’s important to for the reader to feel that the
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Essay 1a. - 1 CLAR 110-06 September 12, 2007 The Criticism...

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