Advanced Comp: “Consider the Lobster” – Analysis Guiding Questions

With your group members,please answer the questions below visually. Please pay close attention to what each is asking and be prepared to explain your choices. 
Discuss the author’s tone and diction? What can be said about him and his perspective?

  1. Wallace makes a point of referencing various classist symbolism throughout the text. What point is he trying to prove by doing so?
  2. Discuss the organization of the passage. How does he structure his argument?
  3. What strategies does the author use to build his credibility?
  4. Does Foster Wallace commit any logical fallacies while crafting this editorial? If so which one? 

 

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