Trapped In A Poverty Cage Rhetorical Analysis

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Trapped. She was trapped in a cage of poverty; a poverty cage. It was almost like she was incarcerated, she sat alone in a small metal cell. Bored and underprivileged, she was desperate to find a hobby. This woman picked up sewing. More specifically, she sewed blankets. She sold these blankets for her own profit, and earned herself some food and other necessities. However, she knew she couldn’t last a lifetime like this. She was well aware that she was in poverty. Because her cage was made of metal bars, she could see the outside world. It allowed her to see the lives privileged people lived. These privileged people gamboled around and went through life with no worries whatsoever. It hurt her to see other people not stress about anything, when…show more content…
I lost my family. I lost everything. I don’t have anything anymore.” They both concluded that it was best to end the conversation there, since they both had become completely miserable after reminiscing about how they ended up in this horrifying wretched cage watching an incredible amount of rich people live their amazing, stress-free lives. In silence, the man and the woman sat facing each other. Not another word was shared between them that day, both of them knew that was the best thing to do to avoid drowning themselves in their own tears. Day by day, they would find more people in the cage. These new people were visibly upset and distraught by their new home. They all had been unwillingly thrown into poverty, with no escape. More and more unfortunate beings were thrust into an unwanted way of life. They had become poor, with barely enough food or money to live. All the poverty people sat together in the cage almost in tears. They had a perfect view of all the well-off privileged individuals. While stuck in the cage, the poor members of the community observed all the non-poor members and just wished that it was them. No one would wish to be in that cage. In an ideal world, that cage would not

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