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Assignment 3 - English 250 MF Lumeng Jin Assignment #3...

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English 250 MF Lumeng Jin Assignment #3 Rhetorical Analysis of “What is Poverty?” Article “What is Poverty?” was first given as a speech, author Jo Goodwin Parker used her true experiences present us an actual poverty world which fills with smells, dirt, unhealthy, hopeless and other unfortunate things. In the article, author gave us an idea that the poverty has their pride, and they want understandings and helps from the whole public. She took us get much closer to this not familiar world by her texts. My rhetorical analysis will focus on substance and style of the text. Author wakes up our understandings, attentions and social responsibility to poverty around us by using her emotional true stories and her strong character of being in poverty. Through the whole article, every major paragraph starts with “Poverty is …”, and then author gives us her true experience in poverty. “Once I saved for two months to buy a jar of Vaseline for my hands and the baby’s diaper rash. When I had saved enough, I went to
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2010 for the course SS 321 taught by Professor Ericz during the Fall '07 term at Iowa State.

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Assignment 3 - English 250 MF Lumeng Jin Assignment #3...

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