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Calvin Wu English 131 A4 SP1 English 131 with Politics Every writer always has their own specific audience in which they want their writing to appeal to. There were two syllabuses that both display formal and informal speech. Even with the differences and similarities said, more connections can be drawn to the types of citizens people are in American as characterized in Joel Westheimer and Joseph Kahne’s “What Kind of Citizen”. The author, Suzanne Schmidt, portrays essentially two different kinds of personalities each broadcasting to a certain group of students. Throughout this essay, the personalities of what the writer is trying to illustrate will be brought to light along with some to politics. The more informal syllabus was most obvious about its informality solely based on its font and organization throughout the paper. Stand alone its curly font make the syllabus read like a comic book. The syllabus was segmented with the title of each topic showing that the essay is aimed at making it easy for the reader to know what he is reading without getting lost. With the addition of the informal syllabus’s word choice, the read was even easier for readers to understand. The informal read was basically an adventure with having words like “ready, set, go!”(Schmidt 1) or “fun!” (Schmidt 1). The author is trying to go for the more immature student;
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENGL 131 taught by Professor Anderson,donaldl during the Winter '08 term at University of Washington.

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