Anna Quindlen School's Out For Summer

429 Words2 Pages
Random quotes: “The sooner you believe it, the sooner we can end it”
“The agriculture department estimated in 1999 that twelve million children were hungry or at risk of going hungry.”
“In 2000 requests for food assistance from families increased almost 20 percent”
“Of all the humiliations attached to being poor in a prosperous nation, not being able to t feed your kids is at the top of the list”
“A food bank in in Connecticut gave away four thousand more turkeys than the year before- and still ran out of birds.”

The Analization of “School’s Out for Summer”

Anna quindlen’s essay “School’s out for summer” talks greatly about how when kids aren’t supplied free school lunch over the summer can actually go starving. She uses many forms of evidence
…show more content…
For example, “The agriculture department estimated in 1999 that twelve million children were hungry or at risk of going hungry.” Many of these facts try and shock the reader with the result, “in 2000 requests for food assistance from families increased almost 20 percent” facts like these are what helps to persuade the reader.
Anna also goes on to provide information from real people, not based on numbers. She talks about how socially, “The humiliations attached to being poor in a prosperous nation, not being able to feed your kids is at the top of the list” in an attempt to draw empathy out from the reader. She also talks of how some “parents who go hungry themselves so their kids can eat” which again is a very persuasive quote.
Overall Anna quindlen’s essay talks greatly about how kids who aren’t supplied free school lunch can actually go starving. She uses a great deal of factual based evidence as well as evidence provided by other people or sources to draw a great deal of empathy out of the reader in an act to persuade them to “end it”. Her essay was also written with great care as to allow the reader to stay interested long enough to provide her with the time to pass on the information that needed to be given without being drawn out to the point of them losing all

More about Anna Quindlen School's Out For Summer

Open Document