Rhetorical Analysis Of ' A Life Beyond ' Do What You Love '

2042 Words Nov 14th, 2016 9 Pages
Have you ever had to make sacrifice for a loved one, or even work a job you do not like? Gordon Marino’s, “A Life Beyond ‘Do What You Love” includes different quotes and examples leading up to that question by explaining in the context with the use of rhetorical devices. Dr. Marino is a very highly educated philosopher who earned his Ph.D. at University of Chicago, M.A. university of Pennsylvania, and B.A. Columbia University. He typically publishes to the New York Times, for his writing mostly appeals to all people because so many can relate to this article. Marino effectively argues that sometimes individuals must sacrifice their passions to provide for their loved ones using rhetorical devices, hypophora, anecdote, rhetorical questions, and distincto’s to create an effective argument. Marino displays Hypophora in his writing, causing his readers to become curious about those who made sacrifices for their families and worked jobs that were not part of their dreams, but could lead to their dreams coming true. A hypophora normally begins with a question, which make the reader interested, and provides the answer to that question. Many times, we wonder why Marino included a quote about something that seemed entirely opposite of what he was trying to come across. How did making assumptions about a doctor changing his path relate to the title or how does one forget about his or her talent to indulge in pleasure? Marino himself writes, “But is it ethical for a doctor to put…
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