Myriam Marquez

Words: 500
Pages: 2

America is built on diversity and is a shelter of different cultures and languages. Myriam Marquez, provokes an emotional response in her article, “Why and When We Speak Spanish in Public”. In order to persuade her audience she has to provide evidence by using logical appeal.
In her article, Marquez describes the judgement that she receives when speaking to her parents in spanish; in a public area. Speaking in another language in a communal place may bring unwanted attention. For example the author states, “Those around us may get the impression that we’re talking about them” (paragraph 2). Marquez speaks of the judgement she receives from strangers. She uses pathos through her writing to let people know that it should not be perceived as