Me: You have to wear pants, and that's final.George: Why?Me:Because I told you, that's why
Ethos shows the audience when the speaker is serious.
What is logos?
Me: Pants will keep your legs from chapping. You'll feel a lot better.George: But i want to wear shorts.
Logos is when we the speaker thinks what the audience is thinking and uses logic.
What is pathos?
Me: Doh-de-do, look at me, here i go off to work wearing shorts... Don't i look stupid?George:Yes Me: So why do you insist on wearing shorts yourself?George: Because i don't look stupid. And they're my legs. I don't mind if they get chaffed.
Pathos shows what the speaker is feeling in the argument