A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Movie 'Beneath Contempt'

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Benjamin Brewer in the movie, “Beneath Contempt” (2011), suggests that suppressing emotions as a result of a tragedy can eventually lead to an eruption of feelings that can end up hurting or even killing someone. Brewer supports his suggestion by portraying Matthew, the brother of one of the people killed in a drunk driving accident, as losing all rational feelings and gaining a murderous rage when he sees Sean, the man who was drunk driving. The author’s purpose is to inform teenages of the dangers of drunk driving and the effect it can have on the people involved so that teenagers learn from the mistakes of these characters. The author writes in a serious tone for an audience of young and impressionable teenagers who may find themselves
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