Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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Rhetorical Analysis
Raina Kelley covers society's issues and cultural controversies for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.’s. In her article “Beauty Is Defined, and Not By You” aims to convince her readers that women success or not is not depends on beauty. “When I’m on m deathbed, I hope to be smiling in satisfaction about all I accomplished, not that I made it to 102 without any cellulite.” One of her goals is to remain all girls do not get influence by this society, just be brave and continue to reject that beauty is the only way to get ahead. Kelley used personal experiences, facts and examples, also counter argument to create a convincing argument.
This is an article from “The Daily Beast”, an American news reporting and opinion
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At the end, she encouraged us to be brave and ignore all the negative comments from this society. She used all the examples and facts to support her claim and throw her points out step by step. Kelley’s main claim is to convince her readers that women success or not is not depends on beauty. She used argument from testimony, “I am not beautiful. Can’t happen. As a rounded black woman with curly hair, the best I can hope for is moderately attractive” She is not beauty but she graduated from Yale, got a job and got married. It gains her credit and makes a common guard for the readers have the same situation with her. Later, she said “Most of the world’s women aren’t Vogue-approved hotties, and still so many manage to kick ass in law school or business school or medical school and not by sitting in a plastic surgeon’s office or the gym all day.” She tried to tell us that there’s a lot of people do not care about beauty. Then She said “ I’m not saying you have to completely let yourself go.” , she addressed that as long as we look comfortable and clean, beauty is not the thing we have to chase. Kelley was giving readers a solution step by step and built the common guard with the readers. Kelly also used evidences to persuade readers, “ The market- research firm NDP in Arpil that revealed that teens and women are now using beauty products in significantly fewer quantities, down 6 percent from 2008 to

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