Rhetorical Analysis Of Do What You Love By Jeff Haden

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Imagine dropping out of college and being homeless, and ironically becoming a millionaire. Steve Jobs lived this life full of success and advised college graduates, “You’ve got to do what you love”. But many would oppose, such as the ghostwriter Jeff Haden and author of the article, “Do What You Love, @#**that”! This article focuses on Steve Jobs famous speech. Many scholarly figures and parents are advising students and future employees to do what they love. Haden argues that our future generation entering the workforce should not take this advice. Instead, students should be advised to find a job that contains some form of value. Although the author’s purpose of arguing is well supported, and he might be sending the wrong message.…show more content…
Some readers might feel a sense of reassurance by this idea, however many others may not. Readers might feel a connection with this message others may feel there are exceptions to this message. For example people might say they are not fond of their job take in consideration maids, garbage men, or janitors. These are jobs in the service industry. People don’t strive to work in cleaning other people’s mess and getting treated in a discourteous manner. For example, maids clean hotel rooms, but may deal with ignorant rich individuals that treat them as if they were the scum off the earth; with little to no respect. Some perhaps have had years of experience working in those jobs, but there might be issues relating their occupations to their passions. Just imagine what it must feel like to clean rooms, pick up garbage, or clean restrooms. Many would rarely notice any true passion or value in these jobs. This might mean that not everyone will be able to do a certain job and find passion or value in the…show more content…
This writing process was very beneficial it conveys how to give a conventional critique and remain unbiased. I also felt connected to the article as he reinstated some of my current beliefs, but felt passionate as I opposed the message he was sending. By opposing to his idea that passion follows I felt heartfelt because my mother had worked as a maid for many years and never found passion or value in what she did. This made the critiquing portion much easier for me because there were many cases that supported my ideas. In addition to helping me give a proper critique this has also supported my writing skills in order to better succeed in future writing

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