Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by providing her profession, who she wrote for and even the name of one of her editors.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos through her experience in the jobs that she's currently taking, such as a waitress. She also tells us these experiences in great detail as she states that once Ehrenreich is done with work, she immediately heads home and types down any detail worth noting.
Another instance where Ehrenreich appeals to ethos is through tlaking about how her book has affected people after writing it. She talks about the hundreds of emails and letters she's received on how her book has changed them and eyeopening to others. She quotes some of the letters and emails to support her credibility to the reader.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos through her use of census data to give actual facts about minimum wage in the U.S. She also uses her own prior work for Harper's to establish her credibility.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos constantly through out the book to backup her observations about the employees lifestyle
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos constantly through out the book through her use of census data, and her experience with the jobs she first takes. Like the waitress, as she said she was a waitress before and isn't as fast as she use to be and isn't looking forward to the back pain she got from her job. She then says that after work she goes home and records any detail she feels could be important.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by talking about her job and lists the name of one of her editors. She also appeals to ethos by using her past experience as a waitress to apply to her current situation.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by including real life encounters at the jobs and her experiences. She also includes names and testimonies from people she works with her, in order to show that this is a real experience and enhance the credibility. She also includes census data to back up the information she says, which shows that it is trustworthy. Ehrenreich also uses her previous experience as a waitress to show that she is experienced, which adds to her credibility.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by explaining her credibility of putting herself inside of this experiment to show her experiences and the experiences that her fellow employees have been through. As well as listing the names of her editors.
Ehrenreich establishes credibility numerous times throughout the text. For example, when discussing how she was aware of the low-wage lifestyle because of her upbringing, she listed several family members who had worked minimum-wage jobs. Many of the details that she was providing matched up with the testimonies from her co-workers (and others) and the facts or statistics (both in the text and in the bottom notes) provided, which helped establish credibility. For example, when talking about her pay of $2.43 an hour (with tips) at the Hearthside, the corresponding note talked about the requirements of paying "tipped employees" according to the FLSA, which supported her claims.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos in multiple ways. First, there is the credibility of her profession and actually living the lifestyle of the lower-class. Apart from that, she gets stories and actual human accounts from people who have been in this life-style their whole life. These stories are usually from her coworkers.
Part2: pg 3~ Ehrenreich appeals to ethos specifically when she stated "I have a Ph.D. in biology, and I didn't get it by sitting at a desk and fiddling with numbers." This statement adds to her credibility because Ph.D. are high academic achievements, so the fact that she worked hard to achieve that, enhances her credibility.
Ehrenreich establishes her credibility numerous times throughout the book. First and foremost she includes the experiences that she had at the jobs she worked at during the experiment. She also includes her previous work experiences like her job as being a waitress before this experiment took place. She also includes the experiences and testimonies of the people she worked with during the experiment.
Ehrenreich establishes her credibility in the book several times. The first example of this is, she includes little, minute details that maybe a normal wouldn't include proving her seriousness in her credibility. The second example of this is, Ehrenreich providing notes including every wage and expense she had. Another example of this would be her stating that she has a Ph. D.
The author appeals to ethos by telling the readers that she is an editor and author of several books which establishes her credibility with the reader.
Ehrnreich uses credibility in the beginning, the introductory section, to appeal to ethos by explaining her plan in the beginning, and who she originally got the idea for this experiment from, a credible source who formulated the idea.
Ehrenreich states that she is a scientist, mentioning her Ph.D in biology. There’s also a quote on the first page explaining Barbara Ehrenreich is a best-selling author of sixteen previous books, building her credibility as an author.
Another example of an appeal to ethos is on pages 153 and 154 when Ehrenreich introduces the readers to Melissa, who is also new to the job and is therefore Ehrenreich's equivalent at the time. The author also introduces others throughout the book and illustrates their story.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by providing her profession and who she works for.
Barbara Ehrenreich appeals to Ethos by going out and doing this experiment thus making Ehrenreich herself a credible resource. She also states in her introduction that she has a Ph. D in biology which although may not have anything to do with the experiment shows that she is an accomplish individual with high intelligence.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by conducting the experiment herself, causing her to be her own reliable source. She also states that she has a PhD in Biology which shows that she is a smart enough individual to be credible.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos using statistics and quotes in her notes from credible sources. This is shown on page 140 when she uses the Los Angeles Times to support her note
Ehrenreich uses her past to appeal to ethos. She describes how she has a Ph.D in biology and has previous Journalism work. This adds credibility to her experiment as it proves she knows what she is doing.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by going out and doing this experiment. The fact that she lived life for some time as a minimum wage American makes her a reputable source for the information she provides.
The main appeal to Ethos Ehrenreich provides in doing the experiment herself, that along with her previous journalism work.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by using her co-workers as credible sources because they have experienced what it is like to live and work at minimum wage. She also uses facts and statistics from different credible sources, because she is a journalist and want to check facts that she has learned.
The author expresses strong points of Ethos when she gives credibility, not only to herself, but to the others incorporated such as, her company she is working for, the workplace she takes on for her experience and the friends who live the minimum wage lifestyle full time. These evidence pieces of Ethos allows this book to be a much more reliable, primary source to turn to when wondering about the insight of borderline poverty living.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by using her and her coworkers' experiences- the fact that they've actually experienced these things makes her more credible as an author. She also shows her credibility by naming legitimate companies, such as the one she's working for, and by providing factual evidence from credible sources. Not to mention her actual job as an investigative journalist makes her more trustworthy.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos in many different ways. She first appeals to ethos by including her job as a journalist and explaining her education. She explains that she has a Ph.D. in biology to let everyone know that she was well educated. She also includes the names of the specific places (like Florida) and places she has worked at (such as Jerry's and Hearthside). Another way she further establishes her credibility is by including first-hand experiences of her coworkers. She includes their names, occupation, and a brief description of their life as a minimum wage worker.
Ehrenreich also appeals to logos by citing the sources from where she got her statistics and facts (that are located at the very bottom of some pages). For example, Ehrenreich cites the statistics regarding the number of affordable apartments from the Los Angeles Times (pg 140) and she also cites other sources such as the Washington Post (pg 151) and the Minneapolis Star Tribune (pg 170).
Ehrenreich provides credibility to herself and argument by giving personal experiences, telling her profession in the beginning and education credentials. Also she gives many details when she's describing her jobs which lets her audience know she's not just making it up.
Ehrenreich establishes her credibility to talking about her job as a writer and how she is well educated. She also talks about having a Ph.D. in biology. She gives the names of the places where she both worked and applied and also talks about her fellow minimum wage workers by including their names and daily life struggles to make her argument more credible.
Ehrenreich appeals to ethos by citing the location of her footnotes. A few examples include the footnotes on page 127 (The Cost of Living in Minnesota), page 128 (American Civil Liberties Union), and page 140 (Housing and Urban Development Department).
Ehrenreich appeals to credibility by mentioning her Ph. D in biology and mentioning her work with credible magazines and newspapers
Mrs. Theaker's students will be discussing Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed here.