Rhetorical Analysis: The Future Of The Mind

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In the book The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku some of the rhetorical devices that the author uses to prove his claim are emotional and rational. Kaku’s claim is that he wonders if there are paths to understand the mind or consciousness that could lead to major discoveries in the future. He creates and emotional appeal by connecting to the reader, for example Kaku uses his own experience to connect with the reader, “As a child, I remember seeing TV specials devoted to hypnosis...when he woke up he would be a chicken... the audience gasped.” (Kaku 186). Using descriptive words really plays in the reader's emotions. Kaku also uses rational appeal to present his ideas and why he thinks the way he does. Kaku uses quotes from Doctors as well
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