Unformatted text preview: over Chinese producers. By choosing the word ‘slavishly’, the reader emphasizes with the small companies as they sound like they have no control over their actions and are being punished for no reason. This was obviously the writers intent as the word ‘slavishly’ was not needed to make the sentence complete. By using this word, the writer shows a small understanding of slavery and therefore loses her ethos towards readers who probably have a better understanding. Slavery was a serious social issue, as people have been treated like or even worse than dogs. Small movie companies might go through real difficulties, but to use the word; “slavishly” is overrated. Word Count: 237 words...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2009 for the course ENGL 150 taught by Professor Dinger during the Winter '08 term at BYU.
- Winter '08