Although the two articles have some obvious similarity, one major similarity seems especially important. Both articles have the same purpose. Their purpose is to persuade. They are trying to persuade people to take a firm action and fight against smoking in different ways. The article by Mayo Clinic gives ten suggestions to parents on how to keep their teens smoke free. The author wants parents to know why their teens may turn to smoking and why they will be attracted to smoking. The author wants parents to set firm limitations on teen smoking and be very clear on their disapproval of smoking. The author persuades parents to be good examples for their teens. The author means that parents who do smoke must quit smoking to set a good example for their teen. Later, the author persuades parents to make their teens aware of the disadvantages and dangers of smoking, the money that they are wasting and the addiction. Then, the author explains that the... [continues]
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