Rhetorical Situation: Tyler Katie Logan

Rhetorical Situation

  • Who (Author, Audience)
    • Author is Suzanne LaBarre
    • The public, or anyone who reads the magazine
    • Adults, less educated people than who wrote the magazine, maybe only a high school deploma. The readers could be bias based on what their beliefs are and their experiences
  • What and How
    • Yes it does. "Comments can be bad for science."
    • She talks about how it wasn't a decision that they made lightly. She also says that the comments that people made could really sway peoples ideas about the topic
    • There are paragraphs that separate the article
    • The evidence was that all the bad comments were swaying the readers thoughts about the technology and would make them think otherwise of the subject
    • She was published on Popular Science
    • She has a scholarly tone to her article. She sounds like she really knows what she is talking about
    • She makes a comment that, "even a fractious minority wields enough power to skew a reader's perception of a story.
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