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Unformatted text preview: loaded language reveals the authors mocking and judgmental tone. The Genre of this essay is process writing. This essay describes a particular series of events in detail in the off the record process of embalming. She uses clear and logical transitions between tasks. This however is not written as a set of instructions that are meant to be repeated, but rather an explanation of a usually unquestioned process. She is not trying to directly persuade the writer, but rather stating the facts of what happens during the embalming process. The process Genre conveys Mitfords purpose. Mitford wrote this essay to reveal the secrets of the embalming process. She is very abstract with her position on Embalming, at first glance you may even think that she is pro-embalming, but all of the positivity towards embalming is sarcastic. She leaves it up to the reader to develop their own opinion about the topic....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Turtle during the Spring '11 term at Jacksonville College.
- Spring '11