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Unformatted text preview: Dejesus 1 Eric Alberto Dejesus Professor Feldman English 101 23 May 2011 Week 8 Discussion Board Initial Post: We Can Still Make a Difference Dead, Why Not Alive? For this assignment I decided to use Maureens Dowd Our Own Warrior Princess as the essay. In the essay Dowd informs the audience about your niece Jennifer who donated half of her liver to her uncle who had through a tainted blood transfusion received hepatitis. She is trying to persuade the audience that donating organs whether alive or dead is one of the most honorable and best things to do. Usually authors would use facts and statistics to carry out their point but in Dowds case we see a different approach of persuasive writing. Dowd used a close and personal story which is very effective if the reader is a warm hearted family caring person which I could imagine a huge amount of people out there are. The reason why it was effective was because she used a personal story which is close to the heart for any family member but also...
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Roen during the Spring '11 term at American Public University.
- Spring '11