Write A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Passage Nancy Mairs

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In the passage Nancy Mairs has from multiple sclerosis. Mairs uses a complex word choice, her confident tone, and straight-forward personality to present herself in this passage. Maires knows and understands that she is cripple. She uses the euphemism “ differently abled” to convey that the word differently abled doesn’t describe anyone. Furthermore, she does not like to be called differently abled, she much rather be called cripple because that’s what she is, according to her. Mair also thinks “ the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.” For example, Mair thinks the word “handicap” conveys that she’s put at a disadvantage. In opposition, Mair feels just like everyone else, which brings us to her exceptional
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