In his article “The Good Citizen: How a Younger Generation Is Reshaping American Politics,” Russell Dalton, an author and political analyst, focuses on a specific issue in regards to “Citizenship and the Transformation of American Society.” Dalton tries to shine light on a complicated paradox issue by asking a stimulating question: ‘What does it mean to be a good citizen?’ Throughout the article, Dalton explores two types of citizenships while cross analyzing three generations that could resolve the paradox issue. His answer was confusing throughout the article, until it became apparent at the end of the article when Dalton explains the respect he has for his fellow peers views’ on ‘what does it mean to be a good citizen’ and who’s to blame
As our final assignment for cornerstone we were tasked with revising our rhetorical analysis. I received a B, 81%, and by the end of my revisions have “A” quality work. During recent assignments and papers for other classes I realized the thesis was one of the first few sentences in the paper. As I was reading my paper I noticed that the purpose of the author writing this wasn 't until almost halfway into the first paragraph. My first revision was to put “The purpose of this article was for the author, Emily Heyer, to express her thoughts and opinions for gay marriage, and to share her views on why Iowa should have been pro gay marriage in 2011.” as the second sentence and make it flow.
In an article written by a journalist for New York The Sun, Shalin Punn about James Bowman and his book Honor: A History, he states “honor still exists in more developed forms, in "honor groups," like the "family or the military," where we do have a "code" of honor which creates a "mini-honor culture”(Bowman). In other words he says that honor exists in a more developed form, changing over time. Furthermore honor may be based off of an idea, but it has been developing over time into something
Fighting for equality was a relevant theme in early America; however, fighting was only half the struggle, once you won what happened next was up to the leaders of the new system. In Abraham Lincoln’s speech “ The Second Inaugural Address”, America is nearing the end of the civil war and Lincoln explains what should happen next as their victory approaches. Through the use of rhetorical strategies such as diction, allusion, and syntax the audience connects to Lincoln and his statements while understanding the great capability of America. Throughout Lincolns Speech he often times alludes to references the general population knows about so they can connect to him and his statements while receiving a greater knowledge of his purpose. The Bible
As I type this post, three books I ordered have come in with some disappointment on my part. As I look at Chris McNab’s book Native American Warriors 1500-1890 CE, I recognize a book that I will be donating. Finding appropriate source material is a priority, though I goofed with this, there is sufficient material for a topic such as mine. My goal is to gather primary and secondary source material. To prepare a strong argument, I need some primary source material for the foundation of the argument.
These rhetorical questions would have stuck in of the listeners as they pondered the question of “freedom or slavery”. The memorability of these rhetorical questions would have helped William Wirt in his reconstruction of the speech. Without memorability Henry’s words of freedom would no longer echo throughout history. “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” is the concluding line most remembered by hearers of the speech, whether they were present at the speech or hearing it at another time. This ultimatum is Patrick Henry’s answer to the question he proposed at the start of the speech the “question of freedom or slavery”.
He tries to make a relationship and agreement with future readers saying that without them, it would just be ink and paper. It’s an agreement on both sides saying that without Whitman there would be no poem and without the reader the words on the paper would be meaningless. “Talk honestly, [...] and I stay only a minute longer.” He is also telling the reader to understand profoundly the meaning of the words for that is the purpose he wrote it, so that they could gain a new meaning for their personal lives. In the third stanza, Whitman expresses “Do I contradict myself?”. He’s asking the reader, if they truly understand the meaning.
Julian Dodd of Oxford University observes that “In the early to mid-twentieth century, a few philosophers began to speak (perhaps unreflectively), not just of propositions being determined as true by how things stand in reality, but of propositions being made true by entities in reality” (Dodd). The world of 1984 contains an ever-changing truth, and this evolution is one of Orwell’s greatest warnings in the novel. David Dwan, author of Truth and Freedom in Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four elaborates on this idea, commenting that “Orwell worried less about local violations of truth tna about the disappearance of the concept of truth altogether. In previous epochs people lied, but at least ‘they believed that “the facts” existed and were more or less discoverable’ (p. 504). Indeed, an acknowledgement of truth was built into the very concept of a lie”
Welcome to my WordPress in English 11000! This website reveals the progress I’ve made as a writer throughout this course. After reviewing all of my essays, reflections, and experience in the English 11000 course, I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ve made great progression as a writer. I extend my progression beyond reference to my grades and measure my success based on achieving all of the Couse Learning Outcomes throughout the semester. The first Course Learning Outcome I achieved occurred during my first essay, the Reflective Narrative, was “Reflect upon and describe the development of your composing practices”.
The reason for the repetition is that the author wants to emphasize what happended when the telephone was invented. The author’s intention with this is presumably to say that what happended was not alright – the intention is something that will be described more detailed later on. The third and final segment ties the whole essay together. The last segment is an overall conclusion with the authors personal beliefs being presented and her own private memories. Without the last segment, the essay would not make sense.