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The Trouble with Wilderness by William Cronon

Intention:  Cronon discusses various types of wilderness and people’s interactions and level of appreciation for it.

Ethos: Cronon includes excerpts from Wordsworth, Thoreau, Muir, and Stegner, and discusses God and creation to add credibility to his piece.  889 more words

Culture And Society

Rhetorical Situation

I have always known that purpose, context, and tone were essential when it came to writing but I was taken back at how in depth these categories can get. 330 more words


V. K. Rajah: The 'reluctant' A-G and his ethos of fairness

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Before he became the Attorney-General in 2014, Mr V. K. Rajah twice declined the offer in 2007 and 2013.

“I was a reluctant A-G, but once I decided to be A-G, I put my heart and soul into it,” he said in an interview with The Straits Times at his office last Friday. 1,263 more words

Current Affairs

"You weren't there!": Ethos Management in Dragon Age: Inquisition

The confrontation between the player and Magister Alexius as part of the In Hushed Whispers quest demonstrates the primary role and presentation ethos plays in the game  1,218 more words

Video Games

Pathos All The Way Down: On the Lopsidedness of the Rhetorical Triangle

In my ninth grade class, we’ve been studying rhetoric and the triangle of rhetorical appeals, usually characterized as ethos, pathos, and logos.  For anyone who may not be familiar, ethos is characterized as an appeal to expertise or authority (this is the method by which the speaker builds trust and credibility with the audience); pathos is an appeal to emotion (this is how they make the audience care believe the import of their argument); logos is an appeal to logic and reasoned argument (this is where the speaker provides evidence supporting their argument). 1,054 more words


If it Happened Today, Would You be Ready?

In the contrast of black and white, the ethos of everything..

In a circle of light though colorless bright, the way of the then and the now. 234 more words


Christmas Toy Giveaway - Parliamentary Motion

Before Christmas, staff and pupils of OLHS were invited to donate toys to the Forgewood Toy Giveaway. The Scottish Parliament has officially recognised and congratulated the organisers with  179 more words