Using imagery and emotive language in the article to

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using imagery and emotive language in the article to engage the audience’s feelings and opinion son the piece. For example, by saying “Land grabs for palm plantations and chemically treated cornfields, stripped and hydrofracked landscapes” she puts a picture of how the Anthropocene is currently been negatively narrated. Another example of her use of pathos is the consistent use of the evocative words charming and enchanting or enchanted, to describe her proposition of the new narrative of the Anthropocene. She uses these examples to firstly paint an image of the “new Anthropocene” and how it differs from the current negative narrative, as well as to inspire readers to pursue change. By using a pathos appeal, Buck has engaged the readers by allowing them to visualize the differences in the current Anthropocene narrative and her proposed
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narrative to decide for themselves which is better and would have a greater effect on the population. The rhetorical strategy logos appeals to the audience’s sense of logic and understanding. Buck makes logical claims about how we view the Anthropocene and how if we change the narrative it changes the view and action taken about it. Her use of logos includes defining terms throughout
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