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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Divakaruni proposes that if the American government wants to help these children, they should work hand in hand with Third World countries to solve this problem.

I explained that her use of ethos convinces her audience that her stories and arguments are coming from a credible source and it was not from a person who just reads books or articles and conveys it in a different manner. A very small group of people reach a level amd self-actualization, where all their needs are met.

Finally, she ends with a powerful thought: The results of her balancing act have allowed her to slip in this story toward the end. Divakarun feels that this bill will only be a catalyst for more violent ways of obtaining money. Her conclusion summarizes her argument, adding a few additional bits of supporting evidence. Insert a link to a new page. He is sarve about the bill and the full extent of it. I explained that she uses pathos so that whoever is reading statve essay can embody the trials and tribulations these working children have to go through without having a childhood.


Besides that, the author gives credibility to the essay by divakarini to her ethos.

By citing this example the author not only appeals to the reader emotionally, but he provides an exception to the bill. Divakaruni does so by using pathos, logos and ethos which are supported by vivid description, repetition, and anecdote.

AP Class Work: Analysis on “Live Free and Starve” by Chitra Divakarun

On top of that she pictures what she sees when she visits her village every year – children by the mud roads, their ribs sticking out through the rags they wore p. What is this an example of?

What does she base her argument on? Maslow’s Hierarchy tree Needs — Most psychologists studied people with problems, but Maslow studied successful people. This is only a common space to share information and ask questions.

Yet he expresses his disagreement with the proposed solution. But he thought he was a responsible member of his family. However, she has avoided this issue by intermixing frequent concessions throughout every argument, keeping her American audience in mind.

Live Free and Starve

Maslow argued that most people want more than they have. The tension from the previous paragraphs is released in the next, as Divakaruni fhitra the meat of her argument.

He concluded that everybody wants to be happy and loving, but they have particular needs that must be met before they can act unselfishly. Show 0 new item s. Previous Article Careers for Canines. If a person does not fulfill these needs, she feels inferior, weak, helpless and worthless. The author also shows another fallacy in the argument through the use of logos.


“Live Free And Starve” : Critical Analysis

Self actualization is not divakarunk or fortune. These needs are the strongest, since a person would die if they were not met.

I added a few sentences which would lead the reader in a better direction in order to grasp what the author of the essay was trying to explain. This better explains the situation which in turn puts it in perspective for the reader. Vhitra, Chitra Divakaruni has crafted a convincing argument that is difficult to oppose, and has probably affected the minds of many Americans with her writing.

In the course of the whole essay, the author makes use of rhetorical elements of vivid description, repetition, and anecdote in order to make her essay credible. Because the sole purpose of the bill is to help these children, if this claim is true, then the bill serves no purpose because it defeats its original intentions and serves to only hurt these children.

The author expresses his disapproval of the bill in multiple ways, specifically through the use of personal anecdotes, which allows the reader to relate to the situation emotionally.

In many countries they live apart from their families and do not go to school. You must be logged in to post a comment.