For example, he begins two sentences in a row with the word “gratitude” to express his feelings towards the American soldiers who liberated the concentration camp. Wiesel also started three sentences in a row with the word “indifference.” The use of anaphora cleared up his belief that indifference must not be tolerated. Epistrophe was present as well; “You fight it. You denounce it. You disarm it,” was a way to express how some people deal with hatred and relate it to indifference.
In chapter Ten of They Say, I Say The Moves That Matter In Academic Writing Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein explain; how to implement “The Art of Metacommentary” in your writing and why it is vital. Metacommentary is a vital form of explaining to the reader what you're trying to prove; furthermore, this helps the reader fully grasp the significance of your argument. In implementing metacommentary as a vital part your writing will; consequently, allow you to format your ideas and give length to your text. Also, metacommentary can help you format your text from the beginning of your essay by implementing a metacommentary title. In They Say, I Say Graff and Birkenstein acknowledge the importance of a title.
In the essay “On Dumpster Diving” Lars Eighter explains his life as a dumpster diver. What to eat, where to go, he explained it all. What was unclear was his purpose; he did a good job explaining and getting people to get emotional but then there was no purpose. What did he want his audience to feel or do after they read “On Dumpster Diving”? Did he want them to feel bad for wasting stuff that could have still been used or was it a survival guide type of thing?
That’s what Inga Clendinnen did in her book “Reading The Holocaust” to bring an outsiders view and to not make judgment on anyone like Levi and Goldhagen had done in their books. After reading “Witnessing” we have seen that much like Levi and Goldhagen description the main focus of the German Natzi was to remove one from society and turn them into the image of what they thought all Jews should be, which was “Haftling”. Clendinnen went more in depth with what the German Natzi were trying to do and talked about the new language they spoke inside the camp and the terms they used. Such as
The structionalists’ side of the argument is further contributed by Gretchen E. Schafft in her book Racism to Genocide. While, all other sources that have been mentioned argue points to show how the scientists are not totally accountable. Gretchen opposes their arguments and confirms that the scientists are to be held accountable for the deeds committed during the war. Gretchen mentions throughout her book that the German scientists informed the Nazi Political views and help shape the German Reich to form rational, unified homogenous state . Gretchen states, that while Hitler was fighting for power, he found ideas that he needed already in place.
Emma Marris uses many types of persuasive elements in her essay “Emma Marris: In Defense of Everglade Pythons”. In her writing she persuades her readers that the pythons should be allowed to be in the everglades since it is not their fault that they are there in the first place. She uses metaphors to relate to the reader and word choice to enhance her writing. Metaphors are widely used tools by writers to engage the reader and to make him/her understand the text further. Marris uses them throughout this passage and it makes the information relatable and easy for the intended audience to comprehend.
Another quote from the story states: “And as the turtle crawled on down the embankment, its shell dragged dirt over the seeds” (Steinbeck 761). Here Steinbeck is using the shell as a metaphor to bringing all of one’s life problems and experiences with oneself. By saying the dirt is being dragged over the seeds, he is setting up anticipation. The reader knows that in order to grow a plant, a seed needs dirt. One might grasp onto the concept that all of the readers’ life experiences, although tough to deal with at the time, can grow into better things and bring new opportunities.
Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were headed for shore.” (82). After his conversation with Faber, Montag’s mindset about books dramatically shift. Faber tells Montag to be self-reliant and not always look to other people to do everything for you. Not only is this theme portrayed in Fahrenheit 451, but also in an article for Newsela. Paul Hirschfield wrote, “Racism helps explain why African Americans and Native Americans are particularly vulnerable to police violence.
Sebastião and the subject of the original portrait, Jean Paul Marat, share a fair amount in common. Marat was a political revolutionist known for taking a stand against oppressive leadership stripping away human rights from the poor. With inspiration from political texts found in the dump, Sebastião created a union for catadores, looking to improve the lives of poor, underprivileged people. Along with this, Marat had a skin disease which disgusted people of his time and forced him to spend most of his life in a bathtub. This is similar to Sebastião’s situation as Brazilian society is disgusted by the work that Catadores do.
If I were to revise it again and read it to the class, I would change some of the lines to show the readers a different perspective of my memories that encompass my necklace. I would even consider adding on to it using another word to the acrostic poem to help give more information about my experiences on the beach in the summers. I did think that it went well and each person in the class responded to it the way I thought they would. If I were to redo it, it would only be to make it even more personal than before. Also, while sitting listening to everyone else’s pieces I thought of all the different stories I could have written to share for my personal piece, which reminded me of Loane’s (2010) book when she talks about different people’s stories help writers create their