Rhetorical Analysis Of Grow Up Not So Fast

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“Grow up? Not So Fast” by Lev Grossman Lev Grossman’s “Grow up? Not So Fast” is a article talking about a new generation named “Twixter,” these young adults who won’t grow up. Many authors use different rhetorical elements in order to make an argument. Grossman is able to effectively make the argument that Twixter deserve a place in society through his use of logos, pathos, and ethos. Pathos is appeal based on emotion,the empathic side—it’s the feeling. It means that you are in the emotional that trust another person’s communication; Ethos is appeal based on the character of the speaker. It is one’s personal credibility, the faith people have in your integrity and competency; Logos is appeal based on logic or reason, the logic, the reasoning part of the presentation is the only legitimate way to win friends and influence people. In his article “Grow up? Not So Fast,” Lev Grossman’s use of logos and ethos are strong enough to create an effective argument, however, the pathos is kind of weak. The article “Grow up? Not So…show more content…
Time magazine is for all age groups to read with a narrative report. It is not like a kind of gossip magazine; instead, Time magazine has factuality and persuasion to make the reader believe in what Grossman is talking about. Likewise, ethos is in the article because Grossman has a Ph.D. in comparative literature and a full-time job at Time magazine. As a English major, he has done a lot of writing in his life, and he knows current events from his job, so he knows that Twixters must be a huge issue for society. His writing background and experience has taught him how to uses ethos, pathos, and logos to write this article to make the reader believe and pay attention to this new generation of
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