compose a focused analysis of a single pattern of rhetoric

compose a focused analysis of a single pattern of rhetoric...

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Surname 1 Student’s Name Professor Course Number Date Rhetorical Analysis of Essays Rhetorical analysis simply refers to the examination of the art of having persuasive effect in speech or writing, but for matters that are often considered to lack meaningful content or sincerity. For this assignment, the paper takes a look at two examples of essays that exhibit rhetoric throughout the text. These essays are Unspeakable Conversations and Disabled and Fighting for a Sex Life . The two essays particularly focus their argument on the way people with disability are often perceived by the society, as being unworthy as a human being because they are unable to do most of the things expected of humans. They are also viewed as a liability to the normal people; taking care of them on things such as moving them around, cleaning them and so on and so forth. Below is an analysis of the rhetorical technique employed in both of the essays. Disabled and Fighting for a Sex Life Disability is not inability, although most of the people often fail to recognize that. The author of this essay, Katharine Quarmby, shares her concern about how the society tends to observe disabled people, especially with regards to their sexual abilities. Katharine seems to have a sympathetic character, especially to discriminatory treatment of people on the basis of their deformities. This is shown throughout the essay, as she tries to defend the disabled people while giving explanations as to why it is wrong to discriminate against them. However, the attitude of
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Surname 2 the society is still the same, and certainly difficult to change. It is widely believed that a disabled man has lost his sexual power and therefore is not in a position to offer sexual pleasure to a woman. As a result, many women would not prefer to get into a relationship with a crippled man because they think that these people are of no good when it comes to the sexual life. As a matter of fact, a 2014 newspaper poll in the United Kingdom conducted a survey among the people, asking them if they had been in a sexual relationship with an individual who was physically disabled. The result of the study indicated that 44 percent of the respondents had not, and went on to add that they do not even think they would. Other researches have also
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