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And I searched out the quote from Albert Reynolds – which I’d vaguely noticed afew days before – to accuse the South of offering a sensitive democracy to the North, while slighting itsown women citizens.A quote – especially a self-indicating one from the enemy – is a good weapon.
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Resource Materials for Teaching LanguageI try all the usual ploys.Scorn (‘Equitable representation.Ha, bloody, ha.’)Rhetorical questions, whichpull the reader into the process of the argument (‘What is the point, after all . . .’).A dramatised tone(‘Don’t tell me that there are no women . . .’).Exaggeration (‘I would rather there . . . were stuffeddummies . . .’).But as I say, I didn’t need to argue.The situation was much worse than that.The menwho did this were so deaf and dumb to how women feel that no argument, I felt, would get through tothem.So the last few paragraphs are just a despairing outburst.All I was hoping for was to shame the morepublic relations-conscious politicians into not allowing this kind of thing to happen again (even if intheir hearts they couldn’t see what was wrong with it).So the phrase about ‘12 men or so going off –on the taxpayers’ money and with the blessing of government – to a conference about having and rearingbabies’ was deliberate and important.The mention of tax payers transforms us outraged women intooutraged citizens.If we were just outraged women, and there were no element of public spending, themen who make this kind of decision could more easily write the protests off.My mood of bitter anger was genuine.I imagined a group of old, grey, slow, male civil servants, andimagined them saying – surprised by the stir the all-male delegation caused – ‘Oh, it’s those bloodywomen again.’I imagined their contempt.It was easy to – rhetorically – invite Northern democrats tojoin me in imagining that contempt.The quote from Clark Gable inGone With the Windends thecolumn smartly enough.Its rhythms are brisk.But its associations are too glamorous and pleasant forthe overall feeling of the piece.I should have found a morebleak note to end on.‘Frankly, my dear. . .’ makes me sound merely exasperated.
Resource Materials for Teaching LanguageDavid Gwynn MorganThe writer is Professor of Law at UCC.In addition to legal text-books, he has written acertain amount of journalism on constitutional law for such newspapers as:The Irish Times,New Societyand various newspapers in Africa and Asia.Why I WriteIt is rather humbling to write under a banner bearing the title ‘Why I write’ since that phrase is the titleof one of George Orwell’s best-known essays.For of all the twentieth century authors working in thefield of political writing, it was he who struggled hardest to think his own thoughts, free of extraneousinfluences like fashion or propaganda, and then to express them on paper in a clear and readable way.

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