Rhetorical Analysis Of Kabul Beauty School '

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William Faulkner was an American author and Nobel prize winner of 1950; in his acceptance speech, he presented the idea that it is a writer’s duty to write about the compassion, courage, and pride of the heart. Faulkner says, “It is his privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart, by reminding him of the courage and honor and hope and pride and compassion and pity and sacrifice which have been the glory of his past.” In the memoir, Kabul Beauty School, a young American woman named Deborah wrote her truth about how she traveled to Afghanistan to support the women of Kabul, but she takes an unexpected turn and her heart leads her to help them in a totally different way. Deborah shows compassion, courage, pity and sacrifice through the women in Kabul. Deborah fulfills her duty through her compelling words and delineate observations of the people she is newly experiencing. Through Deborah’s observations she shows sorrow for the women held in…show more content…
Our problems in America are so minute compared to those of others. There are people out there that literally have nothing yet they still give and help. Through the actions of the women in Kabul Deborah shows sacrifice. When the beauty school was running out of money to fund its classes the women of Kabul sold their art work to help; even when they had absolutely nothing but the clothes on their back: “You sell these, Topekai said. Use the money for the beauty school” (Rodriguez 139). The women offered to sell their needlework that they had worked on just to save the beauty school. Debbie went to Afghanistan to help them yet here they were helping her with the only thing they had to give. The author, Debbie, shows the readers that these women were willing to give up so much just to be able to get a simple education. This really shows the readers that these women need this schooling so bad that they are willing to sacrifice
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