Write a rhetorical analysis of “The Flight from Conversation” by Sherry Turkle .
In rhetorical analysis you will summarize and analyze the ideas of the author; however, you will not include your own opinion on the subject. Instead, a rhetorical analysis evaluates and describes the argument of someone else.
There are many ways to compose a rhetorical analysis. What follows is only a suggestion about the way you might organize this short paper.
Introduce the author and text, and summarize the main points.
Discuss the audience and purpose of the text (include evidence to support your conclusion).
Whom is the text written for? Children? Teens? Parents? What is the education level of the audience? Social class position?
Why is Turkle writing this? What does she hope her text will do? Inform, persuade, challenge?
Discuss the occasion/ context.
What is happening in the writer’s life or in the world at the time of writing? What is the debate Turkle is entering into?
Identify examples of ethos, pathos, or logos.
How are these rhetorical strategies helping Turkle to achieve her purpose?
The essay must be written in MLA format and must include a work cited page.
Note that most likely there will only be one entry on the work cited page, “The Flight From Conversation.”
The essay must be 3 – 4 pages long.
The essay must include evidence (in the form of summary, paraphrase, or direct quote) to support your thinking.
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