Unformatted text preview: ethanol, it could replace oil by 2016. They play not only the “save the world card” in this article, but the “better for the economy and you card” as well. Evaluation This is a very effective piece. I think the authors play America’s ambition to overtake other countries a lot here. With the large part about Brazil, it could alone be the big persuasion point for people in America to start producing ethanol by the barrels (who would want a small poor country like Brazil beating America in the newest fuel race?). Another effective piece was mentioning that gas prices in Brazil (for the ethanol) run cheap – a dollar of less a gallon. Response I think that this is a very effective article concerning ethanol. People in America are getting fed up over barbaric gasoline prices, and I think if we all made the switch to ethanol, it would not only benefit our wallets, but our world as well....
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- Spring '08
- Maize, Pittsburgh, Association of American Universities, Carnegie Institute of Technology