Process Analysis

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Process Analysis (informative) “To Bid the World Farewell” 6. What does Mitford gain by quoting euphemisms used by the funeral business, such as “dermasurgeon,” “Repose Block,” and “slumber room”? Mitford gains creditability by using the same terms that people in the funeral business use. She seems to know what she’s talking about when she uses the common terms, it also brings her down to earth. She is a real person and not just an intellect talking about the embalming processes. 9. Evaluate Mitford’s last sentence. Does it successfully sum up the author’s attitude and conclude the essay? I think that the last sentence shows Mitford’s light-heartedness towards embalming. It states in a sarcastic way that she fully believes in using the embalming process. The sentence brings you back to the real
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Unformatted text preview: world after spending 18 paragraphs in the funeral business. 10. By supplying information about the embalming process, did Mitford change your attitude toward this procedure or toward the funeral industry? Are there advantages Mitford fails to mention? Through the extra information Mitford provides in the essay I learned a lot. I didn’t have an attitude toward embalming or the funeral industry because I haven’t had anyone close to me die in many years so Mitford didn’t change it. She did make me think about the world that we live in that puts so much focus on appearance. I don’t know if Mitford failed to mention any advantages, I’m sure she did, but this is the first time I’ve read anything about the embalming process....
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