Works Cited Lincoln, Abraham. "The Gettysburg Address" 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology. Samuel Cohen. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004.
In the painting Delegates gathered in the Pennsylvania Court house to discuss the constitution. This was accurate content of what actually happened on June 28, 1776. I believe that the artist is successful in communicating contextual influences. When an individual looks at the painting they can observe the committee room while in the process of establishing the Declaration of Independence. I wouldn’t say this message is too difficult for a common viewer because it is the most popular painting when associated with the Declaration of
This shows why they fought and worked together the ways they did and why they left certain issues closed, and others open to later interpretation. I appreciate Ellis used journals, letters, newspapers and other public documents to see into the minds and lives of the founders, and the various quotes portray the depth of the founders’ feelings very well. Overall, while confusing at times, the book was engaging and displayed the Founding Fathers in a variety of lights adding to the books’ appeal. Ellis Starts off his book with a request to the reader to consider the American Revolution not only as how we see it today, but how it would of looked to the founders, and what actually happened. He introduces you to some of the key figures in the founding of our country and the idea that some of the founders found the successful creation of the United States as inevitable conclusion.
Does the author use complicated words and intricate examples or does he use common words so the book will appeal to the audience? In Blink, Gladwell utilizes both types of diction; complicated and simple words. Since Gladwell uses both of those types, the tone and diction helps him greatly in conveying his message to his audience. “If we are to learn to improve the quality of the decisions we make, we need to accept the mysterious nature of our snap judgments.” Gladwell says this just after he has given an example of snap judgements in real life. This would be an example of the more serious and complicated diction.
These strategies will help in finding evidence to support the claim. The brainstorming process can include putting your ides into a bubble chart and working outward in a natural order. Free writing in a steady flow of consciousness with out pausing helps the writer get started even if they are not the best ideas. Researching is used when the writer’s insight is not enough to back up their claim and they need further evidence. Building on the idea that people determine there core values through self-awareness pre writing would delve deeper into why the writer believes it to be true.
Paine however, presents his ideas in more of a persuasive ... ... middle of paper ... ...es breakaway from Great Britain. Both men had to know of the significance of their documents, so this was another factor on their tone. In conclusion, Jefferson and Paine show some similar views and intentions in their respective documents. Both writers argue that the new States would be better off without the ties to Great Britain, and both offer very valid points as to why this should occur. However, the differences can be seen in the writing styles and overall tone of the work.