Immigrants Make America Great Essay

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Currently, In America there are a lot of problems with immigration into the country. SOme people believe that immigrants help improve the economy, better society, or it’s a better home for people who don’t have a safe country. However, there are many people with beliefs that their has to be a wall to stop immigration and that immigrants are lazy people who do nothing for America. In the articles, “2 trillion reasons why immigrants make America great” and “We Need Immigrants with Skills. But Working Hard is a Skill”, the authors express their views for immigration through facts/ personal experiences, diction, and tone which sometimes can be expressed the same in diction but different in the ways they express their ideas through tone.

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But Working Hard is a Skill” by Jeff Flake, both use impactful diction to express why immigrants are important in society but differ in the way they use the tones to express this idea. The articles both use impactful words like “desperate hope” (Flake, 1) and “to seek a better life” (Nutting, 1) to express that America is the best possible place for them. Using this powerful diction makes the views very impactful because using words like desperate shows that living in America and working the bad jobs is their only option of getting a better life which can really make people feel sympathy for immigrants. However, “We Need Immigrants with Skills. But Working Hard is a Skill” has hardworking and driven tone by using phrases like, “sole credential in life” (Flake, 1), that says that this was the person's only hope and their only focus is getting to a better life. While the other article has an aggressive and more demanding tone. In this article, the author doesn’t try to get at people’s emotion through their diction, they use words that can make people feel more angry and passionate for allowing immigrants into America. The articles both use powerful diction to make people more passionate for their views but have different tones within the articles to have people feel different ways about this

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