Rhetorical Analysis Of Joyas Voladoras

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At first glance, Joyas Voladoras begins as little more than a somewhat interestingly-written document on the biology of a hummingbird, and ends as little more than a somewhat uninteresting take on emotions, love, and sympathy. The author seemingly attempts to create a tone of direct confrontation, especially towards the end of the passage when he illustrates concepts that are probably meant to make the reader look deep inside themselves and realize they can’t help but eventually succumb to the simple truths of life. I wasn’t particularly moved by this piece, as one could probably tell. The choices to directly address the audience, and eventually speak for them, were both very bold; clearly, the intention was to grab the reader’s attention and make them consider their own role as a human being that experiences feeling, but towards the end of the piece, when this tone…show more content…
That’s another thing with universal truths, they aren’t usually true to that name. They’re simply repeated observations, and because these observations have been said before, they’re safe to say again, and again, and again, with very little fuss. It doesn’t matter if it’s actually true or not, it’s just something people say. Such is the case with the final paragraph of Joyas Voladoras. Frankly, Bryan Doyle could only accurately speak on his own experiences. It’s naive to assume everyone will relate to his experiences. People undergo so much of their own life on their own path with their own feelings and their own way of loving one another, and it feels wrong to be grouped with these people, people that I don’t even know, in any way. Perhaps I can relate to something the author wrote, but that doesn’t mean I feel as though every human alive
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