In conclusion, it 's clear that Gerald Graff’s and Cathy Birkenstein’s book, “THEY SAY, I SAY.” presents us with fundamental rhetorical techniques in academic writing. They achieved this effectively in the four chapters of the book; “they say”, “I say”, “trying is all together”, and “In specific academic
¨Several critics questioned why the city was making proposal on sugary drinks a priority when some city schoolchildren have no physical education classes.¨ (Washington TImes) In New York, Mayor Bloomberg placed a law on the sizes of soda citizens are allowed to get. However, this caused a lot of controversy on whether the ban was good or bad. Despite the amount of people supporting the ban´s choice, the ban does have some downsides on it. It is not a good idea to limit the amount of a soda a person can purchase (or propose the ban) because it's not applying to all, it's taking rights away from people, and itś not a big deal.
There are three main reasons to support my opinion why sodas should be banned . To begin with a soda is beverage that is bought by expensive cost. Such as a same volum of soda and water that you want to buy in a supermarket is 500 milliliter ,water is bought in 7 baht but Soda is 14 baht . In addition,more soda ingredients are toxic chemicals
The highly debatable and argued over ‘soda ban’ has been taking over the world and grabbed the media’s attention. But why? Well, many think the ban is about soda, but really, it isn’t all about soda. Truthfully, it is about the world thinking about the decisions they make. But, the ban does restrict all drinks ran by city that are above 16oz or have 50% or more of milk and fruit juice. However the soda ban may have some positive effects, ultimately the ban is a bad idea. Due to the contradiction it brings, the fact there is only one person making the decisions, and the other ways people can spend money.
Everyone loves water and gatorade but the real question is, which is a better choice for kids during a regular daily basis or even during sports. “Sports drinks” like gatorade and powerade are supposed to replenish electrolytes that are lost through sweat, but why do kids need to have 34 grams of sugar and a dose of chemical food dye in order to replenish their electrolytes after an hours worth of practice. After a game, the kids should have water to replenish what they have lost through sweat. In my opinion the kids should be able to choose what drink they want after a game or even practice because since they have been working hard, yes they are losing electrolytes, but water does not provide them back into the body afterwards like a gatorade
The Food and Drug Administration is the oldest “consumer protection agency in the federal government”. The purpose of the FDA is to protect consumers by assuring that all food supplies,medical devices,cosmetics,human and veterinary drugs,and products that emit radiation are safe and secure for our use. Although the official label for the FDA was not created until the 1930’s it’s beginnings can date all the way back to the year of 1848.
As I was sitting in the library writing this paper, I was glad that we had gone so in depth into all the rhetorical strategies in class. I started by memorizing what each rhetorical strategy was and how it was used to persuade the reader I then looked up examples of each one so it would be easier for me to locate them in the text of Freakonomics. I then re-read the chapter I chose and highlighted the rhetorical strategies I found. From there I found quotes in the text to back it up and identified how the authors, Levitt and Dubner used them to persuade readers. After that I took a look at the index of templates in They Say I Say to choose which templates I would use to begin the sentences of every beginning paragraph
When a reader is reading a story or an article, what grabs their attention? The ethos, logos, and pathos are what grabs readers’ attention. Authors use this appeals to grab readers’ attention with facts, quotations, and by making you feel some type of emotion invoking sympathy. By using this appeals authors are able to get through the reader and make an impact enough for the reader to keep reading. Ethos, logos, and pathos are important for any author while writing a story or article to help get their message out to the reader.
In the article, " What Is 'Academic ' Writing," the author gives the meaning of the academic writing style. L. Lennie Irvin speaks that this writing style is argumentative and analytical and states the three characteristics. Academic writing characteristics includes: having clear evidence, the importance of reason over emotions or sensual perception, and having an imaged reader. The purpose of an argumentative essay is to hold a discussion to gain a better understanding of the topic. I have learned that I need to have an organized presentation and have strong evidence to write this specific writing. Analytical writing identifies the true meaning of the subject, help find where the answer is located, and determines the relationship among
Snitow and Kaufman’s study was on the water crisis in the United states and the impacts it is making. People don’t realize this, but the water crisis has become more and more of a problem in the United States. Snitow and Kauffman give a lot of valuable information on topics such as making water private. This privatization of water is allowing for companies and corporations to take control of water rather than it being a public resource, like it is supposed to be. In the text it says, “The conservative agenda of small government, deregulation, and privatization has given big business an opening to create a private water market to replace a public service.” (Snitow and Kaufman, 7) This quote explains how not only privatization, but also conservative agendas and deregulation have allowed businesses to create their own private water markets to make people pay much more money for water, rather than the people getting the water from a public source.
With the constantly increasing paces of everyday life the search for an energy source, capable of boosting the human body to new limits by extending its endurance, continues. In the recent years a specific product, called an energy drink, has received much publicity worldwide. The energy drink is a highly caffeinated stimulant that is able to rise the performance of the human body. Many people consider it as a refreshment after a hard day’s work. What’s more one of the most frequently used cases of energy drinks is in combination with alcohol during parties. However, the majority of consumers do not understand the way they work and often abuse with the consumption of the substance. Furthermore, a great amount of them are unaware of what effects can be caused on the human body.
Can you stop for a moment and think what would happen if we didn’t have water; clean water? It seems impossible, as we use water to drink, cook, clean, grow things, and for everything else in life. Unfortunately, because of the easy access to one of the most plentiful, and most valuable resources in the world, some people take water for granted. In contrast, other poor people live in places where the only easy way to get water is from a dirty irrigation ditch. Or their only source of water is backyard faucet shared by several homes. So, because of the availability of clean water is being abused, the problem of wasting water started to emerge. Some people thinks that with all the water on our plant’s surface, why are many so worried about water preservation? People who waste water think that it’s from their right to have plenty of water. If one mediates the world around, he/she should have observed that all creatures on earth need water to survive. Furthermore, the shortage of water in the body of any living creature happen to cause health problems and even death. The idea of preserving water is a debatable subject. However, humans should stop wasting water and should not take it for granted in order to survive with a healthy body, and reduce health risks.
We all drink water. Whether we like it cold, lukewarm, or in small amounts because it can taste so bland, we all drink it. Something that most of us do is buy and drink bottles of water because it is convenient for those of us who have a busy schedule. Most importantly, we buy it because from what we expect, it is the most safe option. Yet, what if it is not the safest option. Although we have all heard the rumors and comments about the harmful effects of water bottles, most of us have never really made it a priority to understand the actual health risks of drinking it. We have also brushed off the horrific facts of what it actually does to our planet regardless of the endless amount of television commercials that are trying to grab our attention. It is widely ignored and believed to just be another meaningless hoax, just as Donald Trump believes that Al Gore is a Chinese
Bottled water ranks high among the fastest growing product in the beverage market/industry around the world. In other words, the world’s consumption of the bottled water is on the increase. Many consumers of bottled water see it as a perfect replacement of taped water. Despite many people opting for bottled water, the consumption of tap water remains high. As Doria (2006) notes, the type of water that a person consumes mainly depends on individual’s view and opinion about each type. However, it should be noted that most bottled water companies capitalize on the concerns that exist on the usage of water supplied by the municipality to homes through the taps. Some people feel that the
Water is crucial to our survival! Water is one of the scarcest commodities in the world at the moment; some argue that it is scarcer than oil. Wars have been fought over oil; therefore a war over water is a very big possibility in the years to come on this planet. With the current growth of the world’s population and the increase in demand for water in the agricultural industry, the issue of water scarcity is very likely to get worse and worse (Gupta, 2016). This essay will therefore critically discuss water scarcity and how one can prevent a war fought over water, as well as how one can save water and implement change to better our future nationally and globally.