1. Sentence

1.1 Sentence Structure

1) After the author’s presentation of his statistics and facts, he raises more concern about….

2) It would be more “genuine” and better informing for readers to hear of first hand experiences. The reader of his article begins to wonder how…

3) The author begins by clearly laying out the raw statistics from a census produced by … to show … In an attempt to point out these (adj.) facts, the author goes on to discuss the context of …

4) The author uses the truth, backed by reliable sources, to infiltrate the readers’ independent mind. His thoroughness in this regard carefully builds his argument against / supporting …, and this is just one of the many ways he spreads his opposition/opinion.

5) Examples and statistical presentations initially draw interest from readers. The author begins with a census from year … and year … that reveals ….

6) The author’s statistics cited throughout the article reinforce his argument and provide a solid base.

7) These statistics appeal to the reader’s logic and ensure that they can follow a logical path to support the author. The statistics provide solid evidence that are enhanced by the numbers and cannot be easily argued against.

8) The truth in the numbers is undeniable, and the author cites his sources, making the statement much more authentic.

1.2 Reasoning

9) The author’s use of logic occurs throughout his article, but is most prevalent in the beginning.

10) The author employs logic, basic reasoning and evidence presentation in order to raise concern, curiosity, and questions from the reader.

11) For reasoning, the author purposely uses evidence that is very relative to the common man or woman, especially relative to younger Americans by saying “….”

12) The author offers a possible reason for why…

13) The cogent chain of reasoning indicates an understanding of…

14) The author utilizes logical reasoning to not only expose the paucity of international news feeds, but also convince his audience that it is crucial that news organizations increase the amount of foreign news coverage provided to Americans.

1.3 Rhetorical skills

15) The author makes subtle yet efficient use of rhetorical questioning to persuade his audience that natural darkness preservation is essential.

16) After presenting the facts using logic, and making connections using reason, the author utilizes rhetoric to place the cherry on the top of his argument. Rhetoric is crucial in an argument because it determines how the reader feels after reading an article.

17) The author uses this irony—that …—to try to show sb. that this argument is …

18) By adjusting his diction (i.e……), the author creates something out of the ordinary.

19) Negative words with specifically poor connotations also aid author in his persuasive struggle. “…,” “…,” “…,” and “…” all depict a disparaging tone of annoyance and anger, surely helping the author to spread his message.

20) The author starts his article off by recounting a personal story – a summer spent on a Minnesota lake… In telling this brief anecdote, The author challenges the audience to remember a time…This anecdote provides a baseline of sorts for readers to find credence with the author’s claims.

21) The author’s argument is also furthered by his use of allusion to art…

22) The author’s sarcastic tone throughout the article conveys the conception that…