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3/19/2013 English 103 Mr. Anderson Thank You For Cigarette smoking: Rhetorical Research
The book/article Thank You For Not Smoking is a 1994 satirical book written by Christopher Buckley, and written as an e-article simply by Peter Brimelow. It was as well made into a dark funny film in 2005, written and aimed by Jerr Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, In the article, the story follows a tobacco market lobbyist called Nick Naylor. Like most lobbyist, Naylor is actually a cunning, level headed support of the smoking cigarettes industry, numerous arguments he provides through the entire article on why cigarette smoking is good. His claims aren't always so simple and easy, but rather he uses many different techniques to persuade people to go along with him and take his side. There are numerous good examples of rhetoric inside the article, one of these being his argument resistant to the skull crossbones death image on every pack, a symbol that causes each load up to not have only a caution label, nevertheless a potentially scary visual image to go with it. This really is done in front of a Congressional committee and an audience which include his youthful son, during a hearing in Vermont. He defends a highly debatable thought with arguable evidence and support, whether it influences him positively or not really. Pretty much all the main points of rhetoric will be in Naylor's arguments. His argument includes a relatively respectable ethos, trademarks, and pathos. Naylor says that right now there shouldn't be warnings on items people have found that is risky. More specifically, he thinks that cigarettes ought not to have a warning packaging. It would show up is warrant is that people should do what they wish to do. If perhaps they determine
to use anything they know is harmful, that is their particular personal choice. But , this is certainly...