Rich Lowry's Not Just The Marrying Kind

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Section 1: The issue of children being born out of wedlock while a subtle one, is still an issue severely affecting modern day America. At least, this is the claim of Rich Lowry in his article “Not Just the marrying Kind”, a persuasive essay emphasizing the importance of children being born within stable, two parent homes. Lowry uses an abundance of logos to back up his point across, as well as an urgent tone, and with a few logical fallacies involved. Section 2: Diction is the author's choice of words, taking into account correctness, clearness, and effectiveness. Tone is a literary technique that is a part of composition, which encompasses the attitudes toward the subject and toward the audience implied in a literary work. Syntax…show more content…
Example: busy as a bee Personification: A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object. Example: My teddy bear gave me a hug. Alliteration: The repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words. Alliteration includes tongue twisters. Example: She sells seashells by the seashore. Hyperbole: An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales are hyperboles. Example: He was so hungry, he ate that whole cornfield for lunch, stalks and all. Idioms: According to Webster's Dictionary, an idiom is defined as: peculiar to itself either grammatically (as no, it wasn't me) or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements. Example: Monday week for "the Monday a week after next Monday" Section 7:…show more content…
Example: "Buy a bucket of chicken and have a barrel of fun."(slogan of Kentucky Fried Chicken) Periodic sentence: A long and frequently involved sentence, marked by suspended syntax, in which the sense is not completed until the final word--usually with an emphatic climax. Example: Highly competent and enthusiastic, Mark outshines all other employees in his grade and is deserving of a strong recommendation for the position of floor

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