Rhetorical Analysis for Semester Test Review
Click here to go to Anna Quindlen's essay, "Homeless."
- Identify the rhetorical devices the author is using.
Which devices does she seem to be using to the greatest effect?
- Is the piece more logical or emotional?
- What is the author's purpose/argument?
- Does the author make any concession statements? What are they, and do they successfully address the opposing viewpoint?
- How effective is the author's argument? Why or why not?