Rhetorical Analysis : Appropriating Native Americans Imagery Honora No One But Immigrants

857 Words Sep 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Not many years could I not relate to Author Stretten Amy who wrote “Appropriating Native Americans Imagery Honora No One But Immigrants” that at one point of my life I was also called a Native American just because I was light skin and after reading this article she seemed to be in her feelings to much and basically stated that the way her school was honoring Native Americans was rude and offensive in her view.She begins building her credibility by starting with personal facts, reputable sources and a little bit of logical information, citing convincing information, and emotional appeal; however toward the second paragraph to the end of the article her attempts to appeal the reader 's’ emotions and personal view lowers her credibility and ultimately, her argument. In her article she first set the stage by describing how old she was when this event took place and how a she felt unsafe after being insulted by cheerleaders and football players for not having school spirit the fact that she was Native American. She then continues on with how she feels offended by the school mascot because the way that the school mascot is presented.That if she made it know they would make it stop,but that wasn’t the case.The fact of the matter was she felt they were mocking Native Americans as their way of honoring Native Americans. In this case she uses ethos too by quoting the things the football and cheerleader players said to her To backup the reason why she felt unsafe considering…

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