Singer&Hardin - Lauren Dinh Writing 39B August 29, 2007...

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Lauren Dinh Writing 39B August 29, 2007 Garret Hardin and Peter Singer, both used similar rhetorical strategies in different ways to convince the reader of the arguments that they present. Both authors attempt to appeal to the emotions of the reader by using concepts such as guilt and fairness. Although their use of faulty analogy was aimed towards a similar audience, they were trying to spread a different message. Because of their similar use in rhetorical strategy, Singer in some ways exposes Hardin’s rhetorical maneuvers such as how he applies reverse psychology onto his use of guilt. Hardin’s strategies work to persuade the reader into viewing the poor as a burden to society. In the essay “Singer Solution to World Poverty,” Peter Singer’s faulty analogy comes from his example of Bob and his Bugatti. His example is a faulty analogy because it misrepresents everyone who can afford two hundred dollars. Bob’s situation shows that he would rather sacrifice a child’s life in order to save his Bugatti which is suppose to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course WRITING 39B taught by Professor Haas during the Fall '08 term at UC Irvine.

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Singer&Hardin - Lauren Dinh Writing 39B August 29, 2007...

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