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Text Preview Running head: CRITICAL ARGUMENT ANALYSIS ESSAY 1
Critical Argument Analysis Essay

Helen Aragon

University of Phoenix

ENG 215 Effective Academic Writing

Dr. Irene Murray
November 09, 2013

CRITICAL ARGUMENT ANALYSIS ESSAY 2

People have fears for many things from spiders to clowns. Due to the attacks on September 11, 2001, many Americans can now add another fear to that list. Something that was considered to be a convenience since it’s invention is now something people are replacing with long drives in their personal vehicles, buses and train rides for long distances. In some of these cases, one also goes as far as driving for days on road trips. The fear of being in an airplane accident is so farfetched that you have a higher chance of being in an accident, yet people are still replacing flying for driving.

In an essay by David G. Myers, “Do We Fear the Right Things?” he says. “…Terrorists, perish the thought, could have taken down 50 more planes with 60 passengers each in 2001 and—had we kept flying (speaking hypothetically)—we would still have finished 2001 safer in planes than on the road.” He goes on using other examples like smoking, health issues, food poisoning, etc. His main point he is trying to show his readers is there are many things that can have a higher chance of hurting us, yet we fear something with less of a chance. Myers backs his argument with statements such as, “Why do so many smokers (whose habit shortens their lives, on average, by about five years) fret before flying (which, averaged across people, shortens life by one day)?” and “more Americans in 2001 died of food poisoning (which scares few) than terrorism (which scares many).” Everything that Myers writes in his paper is something this student agrees with. Myers has stated his opinion on the subject and backed his view with various and well... Show More

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