Use Of Removal Of Planned Parenthood From The Texas Women 's Health

1567 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 7 Pages
For this constructive rhetorical analysis, I chose two sources one being academic and the other a popular source. The academic source is written by Joseph E. Potter, Imelda M. Flores-Vazquez, Richard L. Allgeyer, Pete Schenkkan, and Amanda J. Stevenson, from the New England Journal of Medicine titled, Effect of Removal of Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health. The popular source chosen is written by Deborah Netburn, of the Los Angeles Times titled, After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies. The academic article by Joseph E. Potter and colleagues researches the effects of Planned Parenthood cuts in Texas while Netbur’s, article uses the research done by Joseph E. Potter to write a segment for the Los Angeles Times. These articles are written in different formats and focus on different discourse communities. To better under these differences between these articles, Ken Hyland model in Constructing proximity: Relating to readers in popular and profession science will be used for this analysis. According the Hyland, academic and popular sources vary in organization, argument structure, credibility, stance, and reader engagement (2010). Taking these into consideration, I will examine and distinguish the discrepancies in these two articles listed above. According to Hyland, academic sources tend to make their claims towards the end of the article after they have explained the process on their research while academic sources,…

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