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Rhetorical Analysis
Informal Outline of the Essay

I. Intro.
A. Question(s)/Quote/Fact/Exclamatory Statement
Animals need protectors and providers when they have been abused
Focal Sentences (2 Statements discussing the Topic Generally)
ASPCA
Internet commercial
Charity, seeking financial contributions

B. Specific 3-Point Thesis Statement

  1. Ethos
  2. Logos
  3. Pathos

II. Body Paragraph 1
A. Topic Sentence w/ Key Word(s)
ASPCA + financial contributions + ethos

B. Detail 1: ASPCA longevity
Example 1: been around for more than 20 years
Detail 2:Sarah McLachlan
Example 2: credible singer/songwriter/supporter of charity
Detail 3: shocking statistics
Example 3: “thousands of animals suffer from cruelty and neglect”

C. Transitional Sentence (End this discussion and lead into the next. Key words needed!)

III. Body Paragraph 2
A. Topic Sentence w/ Key Word(s)
ASPCA + financial contributions + logos

B. Detail 1:easy to contribute
Example 1:1-888-354-4441 and www.supportaspca.org
Detail 2:small monthly donation
Example 2:$18
Detail 3: help needy animals
Example 3: “rescue animals from abusers and seek medical attention, food, shelter, and love”
Detail 4: receive gifts for giving
Example 4: t-shirt, wrist band, picture of helped animal

C. Transitional Sentence (End this discussion and lead into the next. Key words needed!)

IV. Body Paragraph 3
A. Topic Sentence w/ Key Word(s)
ASPCA + financial contributions + pathos

B. Detail 1:sad
Example 1: slow and melancholymelody of words of song “In the Arms of an Angel”
Detail 2:angry
Example 2:one-eyed small puppy
Detail 3: hopeful
Example 3:see medical personnel helping/rehabilitating dog

C. Conclusion Sentence (End this discussion. Key words needed!)

V. Conclusion
A. Rephrased Thesis (in order of discussion)

  1. Ethos
  2. Logos
  3. Pathos
    B. Summary of Essay
    ASPCA
    Internet commercial
    Charity, seeking financial contributions
    C. Closing Thoughts
    Come to the aid of a helpless animal!

Pages: 2 Double spaced
Style and Sources: MLA, 1 source
Free extras: Bibliography/ Reference page
Study level: College
Assighnment type: Essay
Subject: Business and Economics
Language: US