My assignment is rhetorical analysis of a professional writing. I have to choose an article in my major and then analyze it. This assignment has two purposes:
+To develop your understanding of rhetoric by investigating how a writer constructed a professional document or text in your major field.
+To practice analytical thinking and clear writing.
My selected article is "Healthcare-associated viral and bacterial infections in dentistry" and you can review on this link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3375115/. Requirement for this assignment is
I have to develop 12 paragraphs under format:
*Discuss the general use of rhetorical strategies to achieve a purpose
*What were the circumstances under which the paper was written
*What is the title of the piece? When was it written? For whom was it written?
*Who were the discourse community and intended audience for the writing?
*What was the writer?s purpose?
*Which rhetorical strategies will the writer discuss in this analysis?
Framework of analysis
4.Context or Situation
Rhetorical appeals (logos
, ethos, pathos)
+Define rhetorical appeals you will be discussing in that paragraph
+Quote or paraphrase 3 examples from the document that illustrate the use of appeal
+Explain how or why the example illustrates the appeal and how it contributed to the author?s purpose.
+Define rhetorical strategy you will be discussing in that paragraph
+Quote or paraphrase 3 examples from the document that illustrate the use of strategy
+Explain how or why the example illustrate the strategy and how it contributed to the author?s purpose
*summarize briefly the main points of the analysis
*explain the significance of your analysis as you consider the following:
-what strategies were successful for the author?s intended audience and purpose? Give examples and explain why.
-what changes would you recommend to the author to better achieve his/her purpose?
-what conclusions can you draw about the role in general of rhetorical strategies and appeals in producing clear communication through writing?
For each paragraph, we need a topic sentence, at least three specific examples to support for the the topic sentence (source from the article), and explanation or conclusion for the paragraph.
I have to submit this paper to turnitin.com.
I wonder if you can write this paper as soon as possible because I need it tomorrow at 8am. Please let me know. Thanks.
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