Not That F Word.

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Not That F Word
It is not uncommon to sometimes hear or see what here in America is considered to be a strange or different name and decide to make fun of it or the holder of that name. This is a major obstacle that an Iranian immigrant named Firoozeh Dumas, author of “The ‘F-Word” had to face. She illustrates a picture using words about the hardships that her name has brought upon her during her entire life. Throughout her essay, she uses real-life examples, humor, and a conversational tone to show her audience the poverty she faced when transitioning from the Iranian culture to the American culture.
In her essay, Dumas conjoined her style with how she builds ethos in the reader 's eyes. This creates a very attractive way to convey the argument, however it still lacks certain strengths. Had she written in a slightly more formal tone and included more evidence, she could have still used humor and continued to build ethos by appealing to a more professional group. The use of an easy going and conversational style in the essay helps to illustrate the claim in a way that most readers can recognize.
Her essay is aimed at Middle Americans or other immigrants living in the country who face the same issue as her. Having a name that is uncommon and hard to pronounce, can be a challenge for the peers of those with the names. The claim is not being made toward the easy to pronounce Bill’s, Susan’s, and Richard’s. The claim is also not aimed at professionals or people of

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