Paul Bogard's Let There Be Dark

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At a time when "Let There Be Dark" was in vogue, Paul Bogard tries to get the audience to see how light can pollute the world. He uses diction as well as syntax to get his purpose by tying to persuade the audience to make changes or alternatives with their usage of lighting. Paul Bogard starts off with words that are captivating and that leave the audience thinking. When Bogard uses diction like "too much artificial...wrecking habit...blanket of light..." it makes the audience re-think the way they saw our planet. Also, when he instills the impact that light can have on us both positively and negatively on our bodies, it gets the people to see other perspectives. It 's as if Bogard wants us to see how much light can damage the people
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