It Seems to Me: Speaking Spanish in America (Pathos (An appeal to emotion…
It Seems to Me: Speaking Spanish in America
An appeal to logic, and is a way of persuading an audience by reason.
Prior to Donald Trump’s candidacy, there was only one instance when my family was berated for speaking Spanish in public.
foreign language acquisition is a component of capitalism.
In this article the author has more development with pathos than ethos and logos.
Pathos works in conjunction with logos (logic) and ethos (credibility) to help form a solid argument. However, I think this argument does not employs all three rhetorical devices properly.
This article is mainly a personal experience seen from the author's point of view. The author should show more arguments, because no people could be considered racist.
An appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience of an argument by creating an emotional response.
Since Trump’s candidacy, there have been five instances of people approaching my wife and daughters and berating them for speaking Spanish.
The author called out, “Who wants to talk to me in English?
An appeal to ethics, and it is a means of convincing someone of the character or credibility of the persuader.
They approached my daughters on the playground at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls. “Don’t speak Spanish! This is America! We don’t speak Spanish in America!”
There is a strange hysteria in this country about a person’s right to speak only one language, and a misconception that people who are bilingual somehow infringe upon that right
The current discrimination that exists after the candidacy of donald trump. It also have a discriminatory impact on bilingual people, especially those who speak Spanish
Ignorance that is still present, thinking that speaking two languages is a bad thing but it is the opposite
Being bilingual is knowledge, not a threat