One of the most impressive rhetorical devices in Uncle Tom’s Cabin is contrast. Stowe utilizes comparison to emphasize the distinct difference because of gender, race, and region. In each specific category, the author describes several important roles with distinctive personality, including both positive and negative. While the plots continue, several significant protagonists’ personalities become bright as well as themes of the whole literature.
In the article Child Spa by Paul Rudnick, the image of young girls and spas for them is being distorted and giving readers a false idea of today’s society. Spas for little girls are meant to reward them and make them feel special occasionally. Spas for children were not intended to help them relieve their stress or to make them grow up any faster, only for them to get their nails and toes painted like girls and women do to feel pretty. Paul Rudnick has created a false idea of how five-year olds are worried about their appearance. In the article, it states, “I’m developing those nasolabial creases around my mouth.”
Rhetorical Analysis of “Birds and Bees…” Renowned economist and lawyer, Ben Stein, in “Birds and Bees? No, Let’s Talk about Dollars and Cents” presents critical advice to his eleventh grade son named tommy. Stein discourses standard of living, financial success, and applicable traits as part of his purpose throughout his essay. The diction in the piece, helps Stein achieve his persuasive goal and aids in synthesizing a proper tone. He fabricates a weighty tone in order to convey to readers that capital is earned through determination and commitment and is not given.
The other rhetorical devices Tan used was narrative, illustration, casual analysis, and argumentation. Narrative was effective because she told her own story and used dialogue. Illustration was effective because she provided personal experience. Casual analysis was effective because she explained how some people don't understand or ignore what her mother says. Argumentation was effective for when Amy's mother
The speaker reveals her experience with child labor by using rhetorical strategies. She uses repetition in the beginning of her speech to emphasize her point. She states, “Men increase, women increase, youth increase, boys increase…” to give a point to the audience and readers. The word “increase” is being repeated to demonstrate how bad the wage earning raised so quickly through different people of age; to everyone basically.
Sinclair perceived insensibility as a blessing in a time where life was hard and people had to work a lot. From reading this passage, I believe that insensibility is not a blessing because people need to be able to able to be emotionally affected. In my essay I will be discussing the uses of insensibility in the story with linking it to how it goes with my beliefs on how Sinclair portrayed this as a blessing. The definition of insensibility is the inability to be moved emotionally by something or it could be the inability to feel emotionally.
Alfred M. Green: Rhetorical Analysis In April of 1861, the first month of the Civil War, an African American man named Alfred M. Green delivered a speech in favor of African American men joining the Union army. During this time period, African American men were still not able to enlist in the army. However, Green believed that it was still essential towards the Union army’s victory, and towards their freedom and rights as African American individuals. By using the rhetorical strategies logos, ethos, and pathos, he notifies the audience of what they can accomplish, creates trust and unity, and inspires them by describing the possibility of change for the future.
In 1993, film-makers David Wilson and Bill Leeson while on an assignment in former Yugoslavia saw fist hand how the lives of children were torn apart by war. When they returned home they tried to get help for these children but were supposed by politician’s apathy towards the conflicts occurring on their European doorstep. While the politicians did nothing they decided to act themselves and this led them to found War Child. The organization’s main goal is to provide safe and healthy environment for children in countries being affected by war. War Child tries to get donations from its audience by appealing to them a few different ways like telling the tragic tales of some of the children they’ve helped.
Another dominant precedent of John Steinbeck’s use of influential language is the rhetorical question. Throughout the story John Steinbeck is questioning the morals and right doings of the congress. Steinbeck uses the rhetorical question to again question congress, “Surely Congress has the right to ask me anything on any subject. The question is: Should Congress take advantage of that right?” (ll. 14-15).