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‘A Time to Kill’ Closing Argument
In the first lecture, the summary of which can be found here, Professor Ariew mentioned that in many a film’s closing argument one can find a young actor earning his keep. Watch in this film, A Time to Kill, as Matthew McConaughey does just that. As you watch the clip, think about how strong his argument is in terms of Logos. What are his premises, and what is his conclusion, if he even has any? In the comment section, tell us how strong his Logos element is, and what his strongest Ethos and Pathos elements are, and why!