John Vidal Deforestation Rhetorical Analysis

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In the passage, John Vidal has one central message, which are the negative effects of deforestation. Throughout the passage he develops his thoughts in several ways. He reiterates certain ideas and quotes. He uses statistics to show the importance of the rain forest. Vidal also compares and contrasts throughout the passage. With these techniques, John expresses his central message which is the importance of deforestation. Throughout the essay, John repeats ideas and quotes. When he does this, the reader gets the point of the importance of the rainforest. For example in line 47 he quotes, “The legacy of deforestation has been conflict, increased poverty, migration to the cities and the erosion of habitat for animals.” Here he talks

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