In the Introduction and later in the book The Omnivore

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In the Introduction and later in the book The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan explores the importance of labels and phrases given to food products: “heart healthy,” “no trans fats” or “organic” can leave consumers confused, but these phrases are also appealing and help sell food. Similarly, good writing entails the use of specific words to convey meaning. Suppose you were asked to create and market a new food product or change an existing one. In a short paragraph, create an advertisement that uses persuasive strategies to entice the reader to buy your product, using detailed, descriptive wording. Review a classmate’s advertisement, focusing on strengths and weaknesses, if any. The Omnivore’s Dilemma is divided into three parts: Part I: Industrial/ Corn (pp. 15-119); Part II: Pastoral/ Grass (pp. 123-273); and Part III: Personal/ The Forest (pp. 277-411). You will be responsible for reading and doing a book review on one of these three parts. Our assignment is a book review, and you will choose one part of
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course ENGL 135 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Addison.

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