RWS280 SDSU Rhetorical analysis: Justine Sacco

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This is a Rhetorical Analysis paper. Please read the 2 article links that i have put into this requirement box underneath. After that i have attached the prompt on what is to be expected please read that as well also have 5 work cited. If you have any questions please let me know. Thank You

ESSAY 1: RHETORICAL ANALYSIS OF A WRITTEN TEXT THE PROMPT The first unit for our course focuses on Justine Sacco, the young woman whose career and personal life were temporarily ruined after her ignorant AIDs tweet started trending on Twitter. In the two articles we read, Sam Biddle and Siri Srinivas both argue, for different reasons, that the internet’s treatment of Sacco was unfair and unwarranted. For this first essay, you will discuss both of these articles and argue which you think would be more successful in persuading its intended audience based on the writer’s use of strategies. Your essay should do the following: 1. Introduce and briefly discuss both Biddle’s and Srinivas’s texts, focusing on their arguments and use of rhetorical strategies. 2. Make an argument about whose text you think might be more successful in persuading its intended audience. 3. Support your argument with textual examples. Pick at least two different strategies from your chosen text and analyze them, thinking specifically about how they might persuade the article’s audience. 4. Include a brief counter argument explaining why the second text is not as persuasive as the text you chose. Provide at least one example to support this claim. REQUIREMENTS Your final essay portfolio should include a copy of your outline and rough draft along with two completed peer review worksheets. MLA format. This requires: Times New Roman size 12 font, double spacing, 1 inch margins, appropriate heading and page numbers, correct in-text citations, and a Works Cited page. At least 5 full pages (this means to the bottom of the page), not including Works Cited page. Printed and stapled. DUE DATES Rough draft due: Tuesday, February 26th Final portfolio due: Thursday, February 28th

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Outline for Rhetorical analysis: Justine Sacco
1. A brief explanation of Sam and Srinivas’s text
The two stories are about a tweet that ruined the reputation of a respected public servant
working with a big company.
The victim addressed by the bloggers is Justine Sacco who is on a trip to Africa.
Unfortunately, she tweet a post that goes against the expectations.
Sam Biddle’s story is based on the
2. Why Sam Biddle’s text is more influential than Srivinas
Sam’s story is based on rhetorical shifts; questions thus triggering the need for readers to
want read more.
Contrary, Srinivas’s work is more of compare and contrast with humor sprinkled between
paragraphs. Introduction of new characters like Wainaina’s ruins Srinivas story.
3. Support for Arguments
Sam is able to create different scenes in the story using rhetorical shifts, thus making the
story more engaging. Sam creates anticipation among readers; every paragraph is a new
revelation. The shifts help readers realize the relationship between the author and the main

character. In line with this, Sam is the cause of Justine’s problems. The use rhetorical shifts help
readers understand the story.
Using rhetorical questions influence user engagement with the author. Readers can
articulate Justine’s miseries to Sam’s actions easily through the humorous questions spicing up
the story.
4. Counter Argument: Why Sam Biddle and not Srinivas
Sam Biddle has first-had experience with the victim. The story is remorse to Sam after
realization of the harm coursed to Justine Sacco.

Srinivas story is not in the first person perspective, thus the influence of not intense.
Srinivas introduces other personalities that do not have close relation to the story.
Srinivas story is not influential since it lacks the feelings bestowed in Sam Biddle’s story.
Sam’s story of filled with instances of regrets, meetings, talks, Justine’s job and effort to create a
new social profile.

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Rhetorical analysis: Justine Sacco

1. A brief explanation of Sam and Srinivas’s text
The internet is a world of its own. With over ten million people engaging on a single
platform, it is easier for a single joke to result in destruction. Ruining one's picture online is as
simple as the click of a button. Justine Sacco is a victim of the outrage from internet users. Sam
Biddle, who is a blogger, uses elevated tone to highlight the magnitude of destruction one should
expect if things go wrong on social media. Media personalities are eyed by most people. A slip
of the tongue is taken as a massacre, and the community is turned against an individual. Sam
Biddle starts with a tone that impacts the weight one should expect to carry when posting or
tweeting jokes on social media. Sam Biddle associates the media platforms with a mountain. The
higher you move up the mountain, you ought to make peace with the people you find on top.
Justine Sacco is working her way to regaining social acceptance after ghosting for six months. A
tweet posted by the Media personality (Sam Biddle) turns out to be the end of Justine’s career
and social media outcast. Sam Biddle tone is good enough to calm the angry public, trying to
convince that Justine Sacco is genuinely not a racist.
The posts have different rhetoric strategies; Biddies text uses a calm tone that is president
to convince the audience. Taking always the perception of the aggravated public concerning the
fate of Justine would demand using a convincing tone. The text takes advantages of statistics, to

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show the magnitude of destruction caused by a tweet. Taking things personal helps Sam Biddle
win audience trust. The author reassures the audience that Justine Sacco is not a racist and the
IAC employee does live Africa. The author addresses counter-arguments to ascertain that the
worker and African born Justine Sacco did not intend to harm. In addition, the post engages and
convinces by learning that the author (Sam Biddle) posted the tweet that ended up ruining the life
and career of Justine.
On the other hand, Srinivas’s ...

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