Analysis Of Dear Grads: Don T Do What You Love By Carl Mccoyy

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In the article ”Dear Grads: Don’t Do What You Love” published on May 28, 2013, the author Carl McCoy, argues that college graduates should obtain a job that will benefit society instead of getting a job because they have motivation for it. In his article, McCoy describes the importance of getting a job that is meaningful and has a purpose. He explains that love is a consequence of a job that benefits society, which is more rewarding than doing something just because it is motivating. The author 's overall message is that success is more meaningful when there is a deeper sense of purpose. With genuine purpose, love will always prevail. This article is effective in persuading college graduates to obtain a job that benefits society because he has a clear and understanding meaning, uses personal experience, and makes readers think.
One reason Carl McCoy is effective in portraying his ideas is that he is exceedingly descriptive and clear to understand. Early on the author states the specific audience this article is directed to. He clearly states his projected audience so readers that are not intended to read this article are not confused with the message they are
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The article “Dear Grads: Don’t Do What You Love” by Carl McCoy is effective in persuading college graduates to obtain a job that benefits society. The argument is successful because he has a clear and understanding meaning, uses personal experience, makes readers think for themselves by asking questions, and only includes information necessary to argue his point. He also includes action steps for the audience, “it might be worthwhile for graduates-and the rest of us-if the popular ‘do what you love’ message were balanced with a more timeless message to find work that even in some small way, truly matters” (McCoy, 467). This article is not narrowed to one occupation or field of study, it does a great job at creating a message for all college graduates to get a job that benefits society in one way or
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