Being a Man Rhetorical Analysis TMEAL - Dasia Dyson Ms Broudy English IV Being a Man Rhetorical Analysis TMEAL In his writing \u201cBeing a Man\u201d Paul

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Dasia Dyson Ms. Broudy English IV 10/3/19 Being a Man Rhetorical Analysis TMEAL In his writing “Being a Man”, Paul Theroux uses description and diction to how the American society tends to favor women over men through stereotypes. Theroux compares femininity to masculinity and describes how it “celebrates the exclusive company of men” while women’s behaviors are particularly male influenced, emphasizing his point that women heavily influence stereotypes for men. He asserts society is confusing and contradicting when he explains how men are deemed to be more manly when they’re around other males, while women are more feminine when
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Unformatted text preview: with or attracting a man.Theroux uses diction when he mentions there being a “paradox” between men and women to compare the ease that women have to look better and rise up than men do. Certain jobs can be taken up by women that are generally male populated and it will make them look powerful. But if a man wants to take up a job like writing, then it makes them like less of a man in society so they keep it a secret. Overall, society makes it difficult for men to live a life they want to live because they feel they have to live up to the expectations of the world around them be seen as a real man....
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