Rhetorical device is one of the ways to incorporate emotional appeals in a persuasive writing. It helps a persuasive writing grasp and holds the attention of the readers, and it improves the statements in terms of its power. For example, an essay entitled “I Want a Wife,” it demonstrated how men think, act, and feel about women through the persuasive statements of Judy Brady. The essay has a useful creation of images visually; however, it has never been overdo at all. The overall character in the essay has a persuasive appeal, emotional appeal, and logic.
In general, personal papers are written in a less formal way, informal language are allowed, its tone and the usage of contractions that is appropriate in the topic. For example, in my personal essay, the terms I used are simple; however, the emotions with regards to my personal experience demonstrate truthfulness. The point of view of my personal essay has a perspective about how I overcome sadness and stressful situation.
In an expository writing, it describes, explains, and analysis although the content of the paper. In addition, in college courses, expository writing is one of the most common types used. Its main purpose is to share significant information with specific reasons such as topic, theory or concepts, definition, analysis, objectives, summary, evaluation, and interpretation.
Question: How would you persuade someone you love who does believe on true love through writing?
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