Rhetorical Situation JS AH

Who (Author, Audience)

  • Suzanne LaBarre is the (online content director) author and she works for PopularScience.com
  • The intended audience is those who are interested in science and those who are interested in giving feedback.
  • The article is intended for well-educated high school students, college level or above.
    • Age: 18-19+
  • The audience value information on the website.
  • Depending on the person they are either upset about the situation or don't care

What and How (Subject Matter, Argument, and Style)?

  • Argument contains an implied thesis - Comments are bad for science

When and Where (Context)

Why (the Writer's Motivation-So What?)

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