Rhetorical Analysis Of Why Colleges Show Their Students With A's

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Brent Staple’s essay "Why Colleges Shower Their Students with A's" had various elements that helped provided evidence and persuade the readers. The first thing I noticed when reading this essay was the comparison between the marketplace and college. This comparison helps to develop Staple’s argument because it explains something that is unfamiliar by comparing it to something that is more familiar. I can assume that the target readers were business men and women. Since I am unfamiliar with some business terms, I found that this essay explained something that was unfamiliar with something else that was unfamiliar. Therefore, I found this essay to be a difficult read. Despite my lack of business knowledge, I liked how Staple’s showed a direct
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