Thank You for Smoking: The Joan Show
Rhetoric → Persuasion → Pathos
Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, has an undeniably alluring presence on The Joan Show. Initially, he states that the tobacco industry would like to keep smokers alive so they can continue to be cigarette consumers, which elicits disgust from the crowd. Then, he attempts to discredit his opposers and announces that Big Tobacco plans to spend $50 million on anti-smoking campaigns.
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Public Discussion Questions
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Common Core State StandardsDetermine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effec...
Common Core State StandardsDetermine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to ...