A Raisin In The Sun Persuasive Analysis

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People use persuasive techniques throughout history. From thousands of years ago to today to convince people into listening, agreeing, or even assisting them in their goal, or something they desire. Racial tension has been in society for as long as the 17th century and maybe even earlier than that, Two pieces with examples of persuasive essays is A Raisin in the Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry, and Governor Haley's Emanual A.M.E. Church Shooting Press Conference, they both talk about racial tension and how it affects others and their actions, Haley uses these techniques to get people to agree with her and in A Raisin in the Sun the characters use these to get people to listen to them or to get them to do what they want. The significance of Governor Haley’s speech was to bring awareness to the power and will that the people had to not start a race war over an incident and in Hansberry A Raisin in the Sun she portrayed how racial tension affects people’s decision and their actions toward other races. Here are examples of Pathos and Ethos that both authors use. Hansberry uses it to show people how others can control people, and governor uses it to have the people relate to one another and agree on to take the flag down. The first persuasive technique used in Governor …show more content…
In A Raisin in the Sun, Walter says, ”So you butchered up a dream of mine- you- who always talking ‘bout your children’s dreams….” (Hansberry 74), to try and guilt her that she should’ve let Walter follow his dream of buying a liquor store. But she instead crushes it and not crush her grandchildrens dream for a house. Governor Haley uses pathos in her speech, saying, “The outpouring of love and support from all corners of people across this state and country has been amazing.”(Haley 3). She says this to have the people see what they can do and uses the emotion of love to convince the people to agree with her about the