Saturday, December 28, 2019

Rhetorical Analysis Of Reyes s Los Angeles - 978 Words

Rhetorical Analysis Essay: â€Å"Men Are Stuck In Gender Roles, Data Suggest† In Reyes’s Los Angeles Times article, â€Å"Men Are Stuck In Gender Roles, Data Suggest† posted on December 26, 2013, she discusses that there are gender roles in today’s society that has been set and learned at a young age, that men do men things and women do women things but there’s a small percentage where it’s flipped upside-down. The context of this article can be misogyny or sexist, and focuses more towards the male audience with a smaller portion of women. Reyes’s exigence comes from her own research as the â€Å"census data and surveys show that men remain rare in stereotypically feminine positions†(Reyes Par. 3). Due to her excellent use of appeals, Reyes’s article is highly recommended for the PopMatters Persuasiveness Prize. Reyes supports her claim with ethos with her usage of good credible sources; logos, using inductive logic and b y providing good statistics; and pathos, like the bandwagon appeal with an attempt to sway people away from the norm, and by providing stories from everyday folk on how they’ve encountered these stereotypes regarding gender roles. Initially, Reyes begins her article with an emotional appeal as she shares with her audience a story about a man named Brent Kroeger, who so happens to be a stay at home father. Consequently as he was viewing vulgar comments concerning stay at home fathers, Brent was troubled â€Å"wondering if his friends [thought] those things about him† claiming

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