Rhetorical Strategies Analysis Of Judy Bulme: Censorship A Personal View

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Threw out the article judy blmue wrote about censorship a personal view she takes her readers on journey threw her eyes and makes them hop in her shoes to take a test drive threw her life and show her ins and outs of how she experience and dealt with censorship , with coming in contact ,learning ,and rebelling against it. She does in her article by using some clever yet effective ways of using the Rhetorical Strategies to get the reader to think a certain way and feel a certain way. Jude blume use the rhetorical strategies ethos, pathos, and logos to effectively persuade the reader and inform the reader that censorship is not up to a group of people but a personal choice.
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Therefore, by using ethos she also brings it hand to hand with pathos. Pathos is a Rhetorical Strategy you can often find out all threw this article jude blume use the audience to sympathizes with her in makes them feel sympathetic towards her cause and support her (it’s easy to become discouraged, to second guess everything you write. There seemed to be no one to stand up to the censors. No group as organized as they were; none I knew of, anyway. I’ve never forgiven myself for craving in to editorial pressure based on fear, for playing into the hands of the censors (320)).she also makes the reader feel provoke in reading the article by listening to her say that parents should not put retractions on reading materials that is inappropriate, yet talk to them and explain it (better to knowledge the language, bring it out in the open , and discuss why the book remains important than to ban it. Teachers and parents can talk with their students and children about any book consider controversial (322) . this would make the reader feel like their being preach at and talk to on how to raise their kids. In another ways she use pathos in her article to make somebody feel a certain way.
Logos in judy blume article is very hard to find with their not being facts or stats in their to go by but she use logic to get her point across. The logic in that a group of people who does not even have kids should not be able to regulate and micromanage what is appropriate for people not involved with every inch of their everyday life.(no… the urge to decide not only what’s right for their kids but for all kids has caught on with others across the political spectrum. Each year huckleberry Finn is challenged and sometimes removed from the classroom because, to some, its language, which includes racial epithets, is offensive....

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