Unformatted text preview: embarrassment because there no way to mistake the gender if it no longer has a gender. Purpose and Audience: 3. The main purpose of this essay is to entertain. While it is very humorous and entertaining I also learned something that I didn’t already know about the French language. Style and Structure: 3. Sedaris indicated in his paragraphs how difficult and pointless assigning gender to all nouns is and also tell about his techniques to learn and get around saying them. He uses humorous examples to draw the attention of the reader....
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- Spring '11
- English, Grammatical number, Sedaris, Sean Quigley, pointless assigning gender