Smooth over differences – Humor can be used as a way in which one can gently discuss various issues, especially the most sensitive ones. c. Diffuse tension - A well-timed joke can ease a tense situation and help resolve disagreements. d. Overcome problems and setbacks - A sense of humor is the key to resilience. It helps a person to deal with various setbacks, hardships, troublesome situations of life tactfully. e. Put things into perspective – Perceiving problematic things and situations from a humorous point of view can make one perceive that situation from a positive bent of mind.
Spreading originalism is something that he does around the world and is something that can be done with the interesting arguments presented in a fashion that is better understood by the general public. People would also find it amusing to see the rude commentary he has about other people’s
Levitt and Dubner style adds an extra effect to the book. Through multiple rhetorical strategies, the authors are able to create friendly, but persuasive writing style. The authors really used the pathos, logos, and ethos strategy when creating Freakonomics. The pathos appeal was mostly done through humor. In almost every chapter, some kind or joke or funny story was told to set the picture.
71). The narrator describes it as a “special something that just made other kids naturally want to kick his ass” (Hill, pg. 66). Nothing else about Art except for his condition clues the reader in on what it is about Art that could possibly be making people feel so negative towards Art, leading to the conclusion that there is nothing drawing such disdain to Art but his differences and a mistrust of the unknown. It is not uncommon for this kind of mistrust to appear in other ways in the world, though Art’s inflatability is an extreme that illustrates the symbolic silence and misunderstanding of minorities and the unfamiliar.
As I was reading Melissa Duffy’s “Inspiration, and Craig Vetter’s “Bonehead Writing,” I found myself connecting with Vetter’s paper more than Duffy’s. I found that the presentation in “Bonehead Writing” to capture my attention, and that Vetter’s feelings about writing was similar to my opinion on writing. Through his wording and humor, I think Craig Vetter wrote the best essay. I find that the wording and presentation of an article or essay influences my opinion of the writer, and it affects how I receive the idea they are trying to present to me. Craig Vetter uses a blunt approach to convey his idea that writing is nearly impossible to teach, and describes writing as “A blood sport, a walk in the garden of agony every time out.” He presents writing as an arduous task that no one can ever perfect, and he presents this view in a harsh light that makes you realize that what he says is a cold hard truth, that you suck at writing, and that there is next to nothing that you can do to change that.
Although outrage isn't usually an author's first choice in tone, it matched his viewpoints and allowed the audience to grasp his ideas in the same way that he does. Throughout Douglass's speech, he exceeds expectations by adding excellent examples of ethos, pathos, and unique tone. These examples help the audience see his viewpoints and helps him connect with them. The literary devices used in his speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”, aided in his fight against
According to a commentary by the screen name of “ArCaNe,” “Man how I hate nerds… if I ever had a tommygun with me… I would most probably blow each one of their… heads off.” In other words, the commentary has hatred towards intelligent individuals improving the point of anti-intellectualism. This quote is effective because
The final theory that I would use to describe Jeff is the self-objectification theory. This theory includes insight and humor. According to the text, mature individuals are capable of self-objectification, seeing themselves accurately and insightfully, often with a sense of humor. I say that Jeff fits this opinion because he can not only laugh at others, but also himself with his dummies. Jeff takes events in his life and make them humorous.
"It was one of the greatest discoveries of my life. I was obsessed by the vice of self-interpretation—not just of my dreams but of everything that happened to me, however accidental it might at first seem" (Dalí, 1942). After this his paintings displayed his instincts and Freud’s ideas to reflect his fears, personality and sexuality. The Oedipal complex is evident in many of his paintings. His sexual failure was symbolised as impotence in many of his most famous paintings that depicted limp watches, melted cheeses and sagging flesh.
I 'm a pacifist, if you want to know the truth" (46). Without doubt, this exemplifies Holden’s ability to make observations. Holden doesn’t wash his face because the gore made him look tough and he likes it but he also proclaims that he’s a “pacifist”. Holden does one but says the opposite, this demonstrates Holden’s poor observation skills. Furthermore, in the novel, Holden says “I 'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life.