[Last Name] 1 In the article, “Starting Over” by Malcolm Gladwell, he wanted to inform the readers about the victims of Hurricane Katrina and also convince the reader that their move was beneficial to their life. Gladwell relies on data and statistics he presents in the article. Gladwell’s argument is ineffective because it is too long, bias and not enough quotes from people. Gladwell explains in the article that after Hurricane Katrina, victims faced an aftermath of a disaster. Gladwell believed that the storm gave people the opportunity to reinvent themselves. The article is too long. Gladwell rambles about different people’s stories throughout the article. He tried to reach out to as many people as he could in order to get all of the perspectives that he could. Although, it was not beneficial to him because he rambles on. In some parts of the essay it was easy for the reader to get lost in what Gladwell was trying to say because he jumped from one person’s story to the next. I believe the article would have a stronger impact on the
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