Essay on School Uniforms : An Overview

1929 Words Dec 10th, 2015 8 Pages
In the debate about school uniforms in our nation’s public schools there are two sides, those for school uniforms and those who are against them. Those who defend the use of school uniforms tend to think about it and argue on a non-personal level, Such as the article: “School Uniforms: An Overview” by Jill Ginsburg. While people who are against school uniforms tend to argue and think about school uniforms are a more personal level as seen in the article: “The High Cost of School Uniforms”. By examining the way each author using ethos, logos and pathos to prove their opinion either for or against school uniforms, I will able to create my own opinion on this topic.
The next three articles are able to support their opinion for the use of school uniforms by using ethos, pathos, and logos. The first article is “School Uniforms: An Overview” written by Jill Ginsburg. She starts the article with a strong quote that appeals to ethos; “In the name of putting discipline and learning back in our schools, and that our young people will learn to evaluate themselves by what they are on the inside instead of what they 're wearing on the outside, then our public schools should be able to require their students to wear school uniforms. President Bill Clinton said in his weekly radio address in 1996.”(Ginsburg 1). Ginsburg uses a quote by President Bill Clinton which shows the credibility of her quote. She also uses ethos later in the article, “In 1998, The Journal of Education Research…

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