Errol Morris Ethos Pathos Logos

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Errol Morris in his essay There Is Such a Thing as Truth in the This I Believe Website appeal mostly to ethos and logos. Morris used a chronological order. He started the article with a personal story, but he didn’t finish it up, which kept his audience on their toes, then he went deep into analyzing the topic and giving examples finally he ended up the essay with the story. He followed a logical approach, asking and analyzing the topic. He relied heavily on his ethos because of his job nature as a private investigator and a documentary filmmaker. Morris’ personal narrative showed his audience how committed he is to the truth, which gave him credibility. He used examples and facts to support his claim, and he even went further by mentioning

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