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the thought of the team and coaches. Who is the author? What are the author’s credentials and what is his/her investment in the issue? Kurt Kragthorpe wrote the Salt Lake Tribune article. He is the SLT’s sports columnist. He mostly is interested in this issue because he loves sports, and it’s his job to research the arguments on teams and players. Brandon Gurney wrote the article in the Deseret News. He has the same motivations as Kragthorpe. They both love Utah Sports and want to inform us on an issue. What audience is he or she writing for? Deseret seemed to be writing for more of an audience who wants to be informed about the BYU teams itself. While the SLT seems to be writing to an audience who wants to get more involved in the issue. But both are writing to the Utah football fans. What motivating occasion prompted the writing? The motivation for both the writings was the BYU vs. USU football game this past weekend. Heaps, the starting QB, was not on the top of his game. They replaced him with Nelson and he pulled the team up
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and is now given the thanks for the win. Now the debate is if Neilson should be the starting quarterback. What is the author’s purpose? As I said before, Kragthorpe’s purpose was the pursued the audience that Nelson should be the starting quarterback for BYU. Gurney’s purpose was to inform the audience about the team’s feelings on the debate.
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