Analyze articles

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There are three articles and 8 questions. Please read the article first and then answer the questions. Please answer them specifically. Thanks.

As you read, focus on the language, tone, style, and selection of detail in each essay. Your goals are to:

  • Develop your understanding of travel writing conventions, especially regarding how travelers portray foreign, "exotic" people and places.
  • Practice rhetorical analysis, especially how context and intended audience influence rhetorical choices.
  • Practice effective paragraph development and transitions.
  • Practice integrating evidence and key ideas into your writing
  • Develop some potential ideas for your RA essay


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This week’s readings explore two contrasting experiences of travelers going to places that creep them out. David Foster Wallace in "Shipping Out" contemplates the deadening pleasures of a luxury cruise, while Tim Neville in "The Great Pleasure Project" (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. finds unexpected fun in a place haunted by suffering. As you read, focus on the language, tone, style, and selection of detail in each essay. Your goals are to: • Develop your understanding of travel writing conventions, especially regarding how travelers portray foreign, "exotic" people and places. • Practice rhetorical analysis, especially how context and intended audience influence rhetorical choices. • Practice effective paragraph development and transitions. • Practice integrating evidence and key ideas into your writing • Develop some potential ideas for your RA essay Answer all the questions below as you read each essay. Make sure you've read Thompson first! For extra guidance, refer to AGWR Ch. 10 on reading for audience and context. 1) Wallace's essay "Shipping Out" was originally published in Harper's Magazine. Before you read his essay, go to Harper's website (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and read about its history. Based on how they describe themselves, what they publish, and any other details you notice, who do you think is Harper'sintended audience? Describe this audience's concerns, interests, and assumptions, education level, and socio-economic status. Avoid broad stereotypes! 2) As you read "Shipping Out," list as many conventions of travel writing as you can identify from the beginning of the essay to the end. Make sure to note page numbers and quote as needed. Refer to the chapters we've read in Thompson as needed--especially this week's assigned chapter "Representing the Other." 3) Now that you've finished reading the essay, consider its rhetorical effects on the audience. How does Wallace's use of conventions (identified (in #2) affect his audience (described in #1)? What specific response(s) do these conventions elicit from this audience? 4) What is Wallace's message? What is his purpose for writing? How does this intended response (explained in #3) from the audience serve Wallace's purpose? ------------------5) Neville's essay appears in Ski Magazine. Go to their website (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and explore its features. Based on what they publish, how it's designed, and any other details you notice, who do you think is Ski Mag's intended audience? Describe this audience's concerns, interests, and assumptions, education level, and socio-economic status. Avoid broad stereotypes! 6) As you read "The Great Pleasure Project" list as many conventions of travel writing as you can identify from the beginning of the essay to the end. Make sure to note paragraph numbers and quote passages as needed. Refer to the chapters we've read in Thompson as needed--especially this week's assigned chapter "Representing the Other." 7) Now that you've finished reading the essay, consider its rhetorical effects on the audience. How does Neville's use of conventions (identified (in #6) affect his audience (described in #5)? What specific response(s) do these conventions elicit from this audience? 8) What is Neville's message about skiing in North Korea? What is his purpose for writing? How does this intended response (explained in #7) from the audience serve Neville's purpose? ...
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Kishnewt2017
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Literal Analysis
This paper explores two contrasting experiences of travellers that went to places that creped
them out. It begins by assessing the accounts of David Foster Wallace in "Shipping Out" where
he contemplates the deadening pleasures of a luxury cruise and Tim Neville's account in "The
Great Pleasure Project" where he finds unpredicted amusement in a place troubled by suffering.
The main reason for assessment is to know the impact both experiences had on the audiences.
For that reason, the paper is going to give an in-depth understanding of the two accounts.
Originally, Wallace’s essay “Shipping Out” was published by Harper’s Magazine, a
monthly magazine that publishes literature, finance, arts, culture, and politics (harper’s.org,
2018). I believe that Harper's intended audiences are liberals since the magazine upheld a largely
liberal radical philosophy. Moreover, the readers of the magazine are a highly educated affluent
group. With this regard, most of them have graduate degrees, are managers and professionals,
and are financially established individuals. Notably, most of them are civ...

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