Rhetorical Analysis Part I

Rhetorical Analysis Part I - David Chao Ms. Ford Writing 1...

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David Chao Ms. Ford Writing 1 3/10/08 Rhetorical Analysis Part 1 Patterns found in Williams’ And We Are Not Married In her essay And We Are Not Married , Patricia Williams comments on social construction and its relation to race and gender. Williams divides her essay into four passages, or journal entries, with different stories about each day at a Critical Legal Studies conference. Williams sends her message of race inequality in present day by using patterns such as schemes. A scheme that Williams uses in two passages is parallelism. It is found first in ‘The Men’s Room’ passage, which recounts the story of Tawana Brawley, young black girl who many think was raped and tortured, though there was no clear conviction at the time. Williams integrates parallel structure by beginning several repeating clauses with ‘by’. The clauses, all part of a sentence separated by semicolons represent the conflicting views of the validity Tawana’s story of how she supposedly got raped. The sentence, “But even this issue was not able
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