Evan's Two Moms

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Layla Sawaqed Professor Shows English 1301 24 October 2011 Evan’s Two Moms The essay, “Evan’s Two Moms”, was written by Anna Quindlen and published in the 2004 edition of Good Reasons with Cotemporary Arguments. The primary claim seems to be viewing many concerning of gay marriage, and their abilities to raise a child in gay family. The article examples stem from the way society looks at gay relationships and marriages and the definition by which our society defines marriage. Quindlen gives many examples also why gay adaption and marriage should be legal. She uses ethos, pathos, logos to gain the readers trust. She appeals to motion and logic in her reader through passion and unwavering intensity. Her argument is invalidate because it attempt to steal ethos from sources which disapproved of those who take radical point of view about marriage First, there is no primary claim. Anna begins her article with how much Evans lucky for having two moms she attempt to turn the corner about the happiness of having two moms to make the reader focus in her view. And the concise statements build anticipation, which is concluded with what the writer wants the reader to accept as a fact; Evan and his two moms are a family. Second, she cites evidence in variety of areas. For example, she writes, "In Madison, Wis., a couple who applied at the Y with their kids for a family membership was turned down because both were women. It's one of those small things that can make you feel small" (Quindlen). She is trying to use her evidence to show how society treats gay. Society does not approve of gay union, and so, there are many barrier both large and small, to gay and lesbian couples. She also uses this evidence for placing the light about things that most people take for granted are things that affect the gay and lesbian couple. However, readers should think carefully about the
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