Analysis of “Man Down” Music Video by Rihanna

Analyze the “Man Down” music video by Rihanna on particular elements of figurative language, pathos/ethos/logos.

In the “Man Down” music video by Rihanna, where do you see pathos/ethos/logos? Are there particular elements of figurative language that present, tools of satire, allusions, musical choices, etc.? What choices is the song making that allows it to be effective (or not so effective)? If it is part of an album or a movie or a larger body of work from the artist – how does it compare and fit into that context? What is it doing for the larger whole? Consider too the musical choices or (if you are looking at a video/particular performance) the visual choices.