Showing ways readers that Sanders is on the same level as Rushdie, readers can create assumptions for Sanders and Rushdie. The audience can refute Sanders because of the informal tone. The interpretation of Sanders’s words can be easily done because of his respectful and informal tone. Readers are persuaded because of Sander’s tone throughout his essay. Scott Russell Sanders establishes an opinion on staying put by directly referencing Salman Rushdie and utilizing a respectful tone in order to convince people to stay with the surroundings they already have; he applies allusions to prove to the audience that staying put should be more preferable than
A Bleak World’s Best Citizen: Rewrite #1 Mark Van Doren’s essay “Hester Prynne” expresses Van Doren’s warm admiration for Hester Prynne’s character in The Scarlet Letter. In Van Doren’s essay, the author elevates Hester Prynne, using his analysis to illustrate his belief in her morality, despite her harsh circumstances. He explores the reasons behind Hester’s strength throughout the novel, and in relation to other characters such as Dimmesdale and Chillingsworth. Van Doren effectively builds his argument by employing historical allusion, repetition, and emotional diction in his case for Hester Prynne.
One of the most obvious characters used in the novel to depict isolated at its greatest extent is Crooks, who is described as an outcast separated from the rest of the men because of his race. In the early 1900’s, racism was very common as white people thought they were superior to black people. Crooks’ loneliness is implied through his belongings, but also admits to being so lonely as he says, “S'pose you didn't have nobody. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy
This is evident when Lincoln would often use words "we", "us" and "you" in his speeches. These have an effect on the audience in a sense of connecting with others. This further proves that it is more effective to engage with others rather than try to prove information by stuffing your reader with knowledge. The job of a leader can be more effective if used in the manner of understanding the perspective of others. Lincoln in fact took time to listen to the struggles of his own troops during war and used their insights to better himself as a person.
Presently concerning why Socrates is keen on recognizing what Protagoras educates, I for one observe the motivation to be a blend of interest with a touch of envy. Realizing that Protagoras was proclaimed as the best mastermind of his exchange, Socrates needs to recognize what the mystery behind all that buildup
In the first and second paragraph, Bogard takes off with philosophical, mild diction. He uses words such as, "sugary," "stars," "children," "cheer," "worth," "bright," "closeness," and "life." Use of such diction, cause and amiable tone. This makes the audience consider his purpose and take into consideration his argument, as he is trying to please them and be kind by
Gladwell, utilizes dialogue in order to portray his emotions and opinions about Paco Underhill while simultaneously allowing the reader to obtain some information about Underhill’s personality. In the passage, the use of Gladwell’s personal dialogue, allows the reader to assume a pleasant disposition from Underhill, as seen through his description, describing Underhill as a non-hostile being, with a gaze that makes an individual believe that they are an eminent acquaintance. It is through this descriptive dialogue that allows the reader to obtain a positive outlook on Underhill. By such means, one can assume that with his optimistic disposition, Paco will respond passively to rude or insulting comments. Dialogue not only entails such actions,
Charles Dickens argues in his writing A Christmas Carol that the poor was being treated cruelly and the rich does not care for the poor. Pg 34 “We should make some slight provisions for the poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at this present time”. This statement shows that the poor and destitute were not provided with anything and they suffered a lot. ”If they would rather die they better do it, and decrease the surplus population”.
The way of narration brings the readers into Pi 's marvellous adventure and makes them no longer consider this is just a fantasy story. By his own description, Pi indicates a deep rational theme
Bad Luck of the Irish Stephen Crane exposes the poverty of Irish immigrant slum life in America in his 1893 novella, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. While the novella practically went unnoticed at the time of publication, his writing consequentially ushered in a new American literary movement, naturalism, a branch of realism, which sought to counter the previous ideas of idealized romantic writing, and instead portrayed events exactly as they occurred. Crane does so by describing the harsh realities of the Gilded Age and industrialization throughout the plot of Maggie. His thematic use of fighting, alcoholism, and establishment of ethnic communities depicts the realistic truths that had, prior to his documentation, been distorted or heavily
In Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” he is addressing the Clergymen, more specifically the white church and its leadership who criticized his efforts in the civil rights movement, by calling his demonstrations unwise and untimely. He is also simultaneously addressing the national audience as well in letting them know of the injustices of the time. It was 1963, and Martin Luther King Jr. wrote this letter from inside a jail cell. He had been arrested during an anti-segregation march for not having a valid parading permit in Birmingham, Alabama. In this letter he addresses the criticisms that were brought forth to him.
From a young age were taught that everyone needs help and that we should always try to help others. We tended to want to do our part no matter how small to help others but is that always a good thing by helping are we really helping or just creating future problems? In “Lifeboat Ethics” by Garrett Hardin, Hardin tries to reason with those people who always want to help he explains why foreign aid is not beneficial for any party involved. The author uses pathos appeal to address the audience’s values, beliefs, and assumptions about foreign aid. He understands that most of his audiences believe that if they can help then they should.
In the speech “How to use a paper towel” performed for TED in 2012, Joe Smith delivered an interesting and intriguing speech on how to better use paper towels, to a room of executives and the video would soon be shared with millions. He used a style of speech that although lacking complexity and info at times most definitely kept people watching and listening. Small jokes and simplicity made the speech digestible, comprehensible, and potent. The mode of logic used by Joe Smith is Logos, his use of logos was represented by his use of statistics in the beginning and end of his speech.
Vocabulary.com defines proposition as a proposed plan of action. Each proposition was made to help, educate, and even fight against certain benefits. The 3 propositions that were passed in the 1990 was Proposition 187, Proposition 290, and Proposition 227. Proposition 187 was concerning illegal immigrants; Proposition 290 was concerning public places to stop discriminating; and lastly Proposition 227 where English was taught as a secondary language. Each of these propositions had its own historical value.
In Robert Jensen’s article “The High Cost of Manliness”, he states that the idea of masculinity is a bad thing and they should get rid of it. This article debates on the common stereotypes of men, as he states: “That dominant conception of masculinity in U.S. Culture is easily summarized: Men are assumed to be naturally competitive and aggressive, and being a real man is therefore marked by the struggle for control, conquest, and domination” (par. 4). Nonetheless, there are some traits that men and woman share, such as, caring, compassion, and tenderness. These traits often depend on the situation, since a man cannot always be this way, whereas, a woman is often expected to have these traits.