Justification to his statements the article is too

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justification to his statements, the article is too heavily influenced by personal opinion to sincerely convince readers, especially ones who had voted for Trump, to get on board with his analysis. The Barbie article is very informative and relatable in the sense that the language isn’t too difficult to understand. The way the author speaks of Mattel’s use of diversity as good business relates to the average person’s intrinsic desire to help themselves first. She includes other brands such as American Doll and Hasbro to provide credibility to her claims, and also appeals to the audience through use of casual commentary on certain points. Logic is used to ensure the readers that these are definite facts rather than simply opinion based statements. The case that the author
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builds for her analysis is rather convincing as she mentions the basic capitalist views of most companies, including the well-known American Doll company. She provides evidence through quotes and famous celebrities and the history of other companies to show that Mattel intended to use the idea of diversity in their products to boost their own sales, rather than simply because it was the “right thing to do.”
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