Rhetorical Analysis Of Zakaria's 'Paradox'

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Zakaria begins the chapter with a paradox, a statement that appears to be self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but close inspection contains some degree of truth or validity. He uses paradox to state how the economy and politics is after the cold war in 1991 and how it affected the Americans and the market during that time period. He states that the economy is moving forward but the politics is troubling. Zakaria also uses diction, word choice, to bring out his point about the Americans and others on how the politics has been troubling on the violence and civil strife that is happening around the world. The audience is mostly educated middle class Americans, who is worrying about their future. The use of paradox and diction, to just
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