The Veterans are Coming!
The veterans are coming! The veterans are coming! Edward F. Palm posted in September 2008 inside highered.com. It’s good to know that after the soldiers come from war some of the veterans are ready for a post secondary education. Palm gives advice to teachers and staff from college and universities on how to treat veterans on campuses. Edward Palm uses personal stories and gives some advice that helps veterans feel confident when they go back to school; also, Palm makes readers believe his credibility by employing pathos and ethos appeal combined with friendly and proud tone that creates and affective argument.
Edward Palm begins his emotional appeals describing how he feels for the first time since arriving on the Paris Island, summer, circa 1965( Paris island a US Marine base near Beau ford, South Carolina, that trains enlisted soldiers). One situation was when the recruits got there they couldn’t talk freely to one another because a strict code of silence had been enforced. The recruits were only allowed to speak with their instructor, and even then. The two recruits from the Marines were glad to be going back home. “I’m glad I’m going to be out of here next week!” one of the recruits remarks, his voice echoing out from the bottom of the pot he was leaning into (Palm 956). He appeals his emotions because after being in Paris Island the two recruits wanted to go home and get their education back because they knew that education or being in schools wasn’t the worst thing. Studying was a good thing to do!
Palm opens his ethical appeals by analyzing what veterans can accomplish without being suspicious. For instance, it is good when they come back academically. The soldiers are highly motivated because they have access to the best education benefits available from the World War II GI bill (any act of congress that provide support for veterans returning to civilian life. Such bills generally include...