Live free and starve

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Unformatted text preview: Isabella Bailey ENC1101 Moorhead 3 April 2008 "Live Free and Starve" Chitra Divakaruni M1. Divakaruni's purpose in this essay is to explain that there is more to the situation of child labor in foreign count ries than just "children need to stop working and be free" due to the fact that they need to work to support themselves otherwise they would not be able to survive. M3. Third world count ries are underdeveloped countries that are not industrialized. M5. Reasons are that they need to work to stay alive and feed and clothe themselves; other reasons may be that they need to work to help support their families. WS1. The effect of a rhetorical strategy is to get people to think about something. Instead of just shooting off answers to actually ponder a situation or question and come to a deep conclusion about it. WS2. The structure of paragraph three demonstrates cause and effect because first it establishes that the cause of the children working like mules is the lack of child labor laws and the effect being what the children end up having to go through. WS3. The example of Nimai helps to explain that in some circumstances child labor can be a good thing. Though i t is not necessarily a desirable life i t can prove to be helpful. I t adds to the author's authority on the subject because she has seen fi rsthand child labor in action. L1. The metaphor captures the problem of children in poor families by establishing that sometimes children can be more of a burden than a wonder. L2. Divakaruni has compassion for the children of the villages, she feels awful that they have to resort to stealing and begging to be able to survive another day. ...
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