Born in in Calcutta, India, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni spent nineteen years in her homeland before immigrating to the United holds a BA from. Live Free and Starve. SF labor; Purpose – to explain the consequences of both child labor and firing the children; Speaker – Chitra Divakaruni. What we think is wrong for other people to endure, is what some people have come accustomed to. Some people have no idea what its like to.
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It provides an exception to this idea, which then proves the argument wrong and points out a fallacy in the opposing argument. What does she base her argument on? Children are often forced to work long hours, for nearly slave wages, and are often beaten or mistreated. Also, he uses descriptive and harsh syntax to describe the children starving to death due to the fact that they do not have a job, which reinforces the idea through ethos that we cannot ban child labor.
Second, this example disproves the notion presented by the bill that all child labor is bad and should be abolished. The next paragraph includes a more formal transition toward her perspective.
Love and Belonging needs: Some of the consumer goods sold in the United States–shoes, clothing, toys, rugs and many things–are made in countries in which labor practices do not meet U. He cites the example of when he lived in Calcutta as a boy. Overall, Chitra Divakaruni has crafted a convincing argument that is difficult to oppose, and has probably affected the minds of many Americans with her writing. The way in which the author presents the anecdote, the reader wants the child to succeed, thus indirectly wants child labor to an extent.
But he thought he was a responsible member of his family. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.
Once a person has met his needs on a lower level, he can develop higher needs. This is only a common space to share information and ask questions.
Insert image from URL Tip: She uses this forgiving statement to put her readers at ease again. Her conclusion summarizes her argument, adding a few additional bits of supporting evidence. However, she has avoided this issue by intermixing frequent concessions throughout every argument, keeping her American audience in mind. Immediately following this outstanding statement is a simple concession, focusing on extreme cases of child labor. She also shared her personal experience regarding child labor when she was growing up in Calcutta.
She intends to explain to the reader — the American voter — that by passing the child labor law they think it would free the children from the shackles of unruly business owners of third world countries. For example, she explains that these children spend most of their days in dark, poorly ventilated factories that over time would hurt their health p.
Live Free and Starve. In this case, why is it so hard to see that some people might prefer bread to freedom?
First, by using ethos, the reader feels compassion towards this child and his pursuit to support his family. Shouldn’t the United States use its power to stop these practices? Pages Images and files. Toward the end of her article, she discloses a personal appeal by giving us a brief glimpse into her own experiences with child labor: What conclusion are we to reach from this example?
To turn text into a link, highlight the text, then click on a page or file from the list above. She describes that when she was growing up, there was a boy, Nimai, a little older than her who works for her family. If a person does not fulfill these needs, she feels inferior, weak, helpless and worthless. Throughout this article, Chitra is able to stay in-touch with her audience by maintaining a back-and-forth balance between support and criticism for the bill with great success.
Finally, she ends with a powerful thought: A very small group of people reach a level called self-actualization, where all their needs are met.
This use anecdotes and personal experience convinces the reader that she is someone credible to convey the hardships of. The author expresses his disapproval of the bill in multiple ways, specifically through the use of personal fre, which allows the reader to relate to the situation emotionally. In the beginning of this passage, the author prefaces his argument by stating that he agrees with the proponents of this bill that the current situation is horrific and must be stopped.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs — Most psychologists studied people with problems, but Maslow studied successful people. Insert image from URL. In addition to that, I added transition sentences which helps make a shift of topics more smoothly. Next, Chitra ny back to yet another concession, discussing the context of American society, and putting child labor into another perspective. Thus he uses ethos to further his argument.
Besides that, the author gives credibility to the essay by appealing to her ethos. Divakaruni uses her experience when civakaruni was growing up in her hometown and explains what it was like living among children who were forced to work in vivid detail. Logically the reader sees this extrapolation, and the argument is thus negated. Remember, all of your assignments and blogging should be done on your page. In many countries they live apart from their families and do not go to school.
He does this by providing a personal anecdote, which enables the reader to relate to an experience emotionally, pointing out fallacies in opposing arguments, which serves to bolster his claim, and by providing specific examples of how this bill would adversely affect these children, which strengthens his argument.
This passage critiques that bill and urges it to be voted down. If these needs are not met, a person feels inferior, weak, helpless and worthless.