Essay #2 – rhetorical analysis – documentary
For this assignment, you will watch and analyze the below documentary film:
Fast Food Chicken: Testing Subway, McDonald’s, A&W, Wendy’s and Tim Hortons (CBC Marketplace)
Begin by stating the name of the film.
Does the film seem to have a thesis? What is it?
Briefly explain how the following are addressed in the film and how they affect the film’s argument:
- Ethos (the voice or persona of the main character/filmmaker)
- Pathos (appeals to emotion – patriotism, humor, etc.
- Logos (logic)
Does the film seem to focus most on ethos, pathos, or logos? Why do you believe so?
What are some of the strengths and weaknesses of the documentary and the argument it presents?
Does the documentary leave you with many unanswered questions?
Note: Film titles are italicized
You will need a Works Cited page.
Works Cited Page