Next Lesson: Saturday 24th 2.30 and Sunday 25th 10.30 and 2.30 pm
See recent “letters to the editor”
Please send me an 8-10 sentence paragraph analysing the letter.
- What is the author advocating for?
- What is the author criticising?
- Please evaluate 3-4 quotes, including the underlined sentence. What is the type of language /technique used? What is the impact?
In your paragraph, please include a systematic analysis of the underlined sentence.
For example: “The disturbing revelation that someone has “cut” the drugs “with rat poison” tends to incite revulsion, especially among those (target audience) who are exposed to the drugs. The imagery of rat poison connotes (…) (connotes: implies, suggests associations other than the literal meaning). The implication is that illegal drug manufacturers (…). Accordingly, members of the public are encouraged to (…)”