Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Ben Carson's Rhetorical Strategies

Ben Carson appeals to pathos and logos to justify his argument concerning minimum wage by using a personal story from his youth. He not only brings in a a statistic of black youth to show how difficult it is to get a job as a young person, but he also says that he, personally, would not have gotten a crucial job if the minimum wage was higher. His argument is bolstered by the logical use of statistics and the emotional connection to his own experience as a young person.

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