Illiteracy Rhetorical Analysis

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In between the middle of his essay, another tool that he utilizes extensively is repetition. In paragraph 16 through 25, shows the clearest form of repetition in which he uses in his essay. In each of these paragraphs either the first word or the first sentences contains the word “illiterate.” His repetition of the word “illiteracy” is used to create almost like it is a chronic disability. That these people are no longer in control of their life or actions and are helpless to change their path. What Kozol, instead of focusing how to help illiterate people to solve this problem, wants them to be portrayed as victims of society and people who are liberate. So what he does is he focusing on the problems created for them due to their “illiterate
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