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Unformatted text preview: makes the idea being sparked even more effective. The thought is introduced to the reader through the quote and then the idea is born through the general theme of the quote. I recently saw the quote by Cicero that I used for my paper and decided it would be perfect to display my dislike towards Bill Belicheck and how his team took away the championship from my team in the Super Bowl. I set up my idea with a quote about honesty and then attack Belicheck by citing the recent cheating scandals he has been involved in. I think the quote helped set up the sparking of the idea because the theme of dishonesty is broad enough to spark my opinion without giving it away to the reader. I enjoyed trying to imitate this style of writing and plan to use it in some of my next writing. I think techniques like Fisher’s elevate one’s writing to a new level. It makes the paper less straight forward and gives the style more of a feeling of mystery....
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- Fall '07
- Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl, Tom Brady, New England Patriots, Super Bowl XXXIX