Malala Yousafzai Rhetorical Analysis

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Malala Yousafzai is a great symbol for women and education. She is an international symbol of having peaceful protests. Malala has an outstanding message, one so inspiring. Through the book I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai used an amazing amount of rhetorical strategies to write a great novel. She used ethos, pathos, and logos. Ethos is credibility while logos is logic, and pathos is emotions, as a brief explanation.
Malala uses an amazing amount of pathos in the novel. Malala describes, “Everybody knows they will die someday. No one can stop death. It doesn't matter if it comes from a Talib or from cancer,” (Yousafzai, pg. 118). This quote explains the inevitability of death occurring. There is no possibility of not physically dying. The quote
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She credits New York Times when she stated, “Now a number of reporters were following the story of Fazlullah's attempt to shut down the girls’ schools of Pakistan, including a man from the New York Times,” (Yousafzai, pg. 80). The quote explains the people who had attempted to go against Malala to convince her to give in and quit. Malala of course did not quit, she worked harder. Ethos is represented in the quote through her providing credibility towards the New York Times.
Another great example of pathos which was used in I am Malala is, “We must live a full life, if only in our hearts,” (Yousafzai, pg. 46). The quote advises one to live their beautiful life to the fullest. To live life to the point where they are genuinely happy. This quote is beautiful. The way Malala portrays pathos in the quote allows the reader to view life as if they must live life to the fullest.
Watching Malala give a speech, she gave many examples of ethos, pathos, and logos. An example of pathos which she used was, “I had instructions, one was to remain silent and be killed. The second was to speak then be killed, I decided to speak up,” (Yousafzai, 2014). This allows the audience to visualize and analyze the determination and dedication Malala was providing. Shows how hard she worked to get the education she has always wanted through peace and wise