Bowling For Columbine
Michael Moore is one of the most famous directors at documentary based movies. His academy award-winning movie Bowling For Columbine opens the eyes of viewers of gun violence in America. Moore presets his thoughts on gun control in a way that does not offend the audience but to informs them on the subject. Moore uses pathos, logos, and ethos in his document to create a peaceful presentation of his argument.
Bowling For Columbine gives an inside look of our countries violent gun crimes. The documentary discusses the possible effects of the high gun murders in America. The film contains first hand interview with survives from school shootings and other gun murders. The documentary establishes pathos through the interviews of these survives. Moore’s interview with the two kids who were wounded from the Columbine High School is a very emotional thing to see. Columbine was one of the biggest school shooting to happen in America. The kids who were shot, both suffered serve injuries. One of the students was paralyzed legs down and had multiple bullets still inside of him. The other student had a bullet inched way from hitting his spine. The school story that happened in Michigan is another example of pathos in this documentary. The shooting happened between two six year old kids. It was the youngest school shooting to ever happen. The movie also shows pathos by showing a speech from a father who lost his son in the Columbine shooting. By having emotional content like this, the documentary can give its argument across without the audience being offended. In this case the man, whose child was killed in the shooting, talks about how automatic weapons should not be allowed in the United States. Michael Moore establishes ethos throughout the documentary to bring a more authority argument to the documentary.
Moore being a lifetime member to the NRA brings great experience to the author. Moore has been around a gun since as a child and he is...
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