The Hunger Games: Rhetorical Analysis
For the process of rhetorical analysis, I chose to focus on the ‘reaping scene’ because I thought it had good examples of two of the three appeals. This scene uses a lot of pathos and some subliminal ethos too. It is perhaps one of the most emotional scenes in the movie and for good reasons. Through carefully crafted scenes, with everything meticulously chosen, from sounds, to colors, to words, the whole scene is designed to leave an aching hole in your chest that you carry though out the rest of the movie.
The scene starts with a woman standing over a crowd of on lookers, she is dressed in bright pinks while the rest of the people are in dull muted colors. This immediately creates an idea of separation,