To Kill A Mockingbird Ethos Analysis

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Many great speakers over the centuries have learned to wield the appeals of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in such a way that allows them to persuade an audience. In the movie, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch wields the appeals of Pathos, Logos and Ethos expertly in a valiant attempt to defend an innocent man who is framed for a crime and is about to be condemned by solely on the basis of years of instilled racism. [LINK BODY PARAGRAPHS TO THIS]_______________________________________________
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[TS Finch begins his speech by establishing that he is the professional on this case, this is an example of the Ethos appeal which deals with WHAT DOES IT DEAL WITH] To begin his speech, Atticus
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The fact that whoever beat Mayella Ewell led with their left hand "Almost exclusively". This point is valid considering the man being charged with the crime of beating Mayella Ewell literally only has one hand, his right hand. (Paragraph heavy on Logos) This is a heavy play on logos, or logic because Atticus has shaped the lens through which they view the crime to suit his dissaprovance of the crime. He’s now leading the Jury and Judge to a conclusion with logical evidence. This allows him more power of the jury because they now can feel as if they were the ones who figured out what happened, they now feel intelligent. So, This is where the Ethos from his first statement comes into play. The judge and jury not only see finch as an intelligent being ,but they now feel like they are on the same level as him. Since they will feel a (faint) sense of comradery through this passage they are more likely to (follow) side with

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