Rhetorical Analysis Of Fast Food

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Introduction: Eric Schlosser strongly expresses his ethos throughout his introduction. He talks us through exactly what he will express throughout the book and why. On page 3, he says, “This is a book about fast food, the values it embodies, and the world it has made.” He starts off by telling us exactly what to expect while reading and to also shed some light on the undeniable truth that most fast food businesses want to keep hidden from consumers. He openly promotes his beliefs on the primary basis that consumers should be aware of what they are eating and the harm that it can cause to their body. On page 10, Schlosser says, “As the old saying goes: You are what you eat.” This quote sums up his intentions for writing the book perfectly because …show more content…
This chapter reflects a lot on farmers and ranchers and their livelihood long before the 1900s. The sentence explains a little about the constant evolution of our world and the effect that it may have on some people. As we look upon the freeways, the flashy lights, and the freshly paved streets, we start to forget about the Greenland and fields of animals that their once was. It presses upon the hard times that these ranchers and farmers face and the toll that it can have on you when you are involved in the fast food industry. It shows that there comes a point when they have to quit and give up on their initial dreams and intentions for the business due to different circumstances. Chapter 7: Schlosser is arguing that the immigrant workers are the “Cogs in the Great Machine” in this chapter. I say this because these workers are easily controllable and they will do anything for little pay. With that being said, these workers are in and out of work, so the company benefits from the 100% turnover because they don’t have to honor a lot of their policies. The businesses label the immigrant workers as unimportant (cogs) and that there are plenty more where they came from (in the great machine). They don’t get much respect from the managers and they are normally treated

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