Audience Purpose And Nutshell: The Story Of The Titanic
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Willene Goodwin, Professor
25 November 2014
Audience Purpose and Nutshell
My purpose is to inform people about the Titanic conspiracy theory. I’m writing this because I thought it was one of the most interesting and was almost completely unheard of. My intended audience is toward people who know nothing about this topic.
“The sound of people drowning is something I cannot describe to you - and neither can anyone else. It 's the most dreadful sound - and there 's a dreadful silence that follows it.” This is a quote from Eva Hart, a survivor of one of the most tragic and widely known tragedies known to our world. The sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic. We know that over fifteen thousand people died on April 15, 1912, the Titanic hit an iceberg and stayed afloat for two hours and forty minutes, and we know that there have been many, many exhibitions to explore the crash site of the Titanic. The one thing we don’t know is if this ship that was found in September 1, 1985 is truly the famed R.M.S. Titanic or if it is her sister ship, the R.M.S. Olympic. The theory that has us questioning the true identity of this ship has many people convinced, while others either don’t believe in this theory or have no idea that this theory exists. The conspiracy theory on the R.M.S. Titanic can be confusing. I’m going to try to explain exactly what this theory is about. Ever since the Titanic had sunk in 1912, people have always been fascinated with the