Estras Essay Estra uses all of the features listed in the book. The debate over team name has long been a controversial issue and he shows his position against it many times. Estra also uses plausible reason and support to back up his statement against the use of certain team names. Estra also know what objections people have and he does a nice job of refuting them clearly. The sentence Estra uses to support his examples is “while politically powerful ones who bite back are left alone.” He is saying in the sentence that native americans have no voice, unlike african americans and jewish people. The examples, “Washington Blackskins” and “New York Jews”, are minorities, but they have a voice and therefore those names would not be tolerated. I think that Estras use of the other minorities really puts his argument in a perspective that is easy to …show more content…
The disease he is describing is substance abuse. Leshner is trying to make the reader think about how obvious it is that we should be treating substance abusers. This strategy really works with me as a reader because he is stating something so obvious that it does not make sense to not treat substance abusers. Instead of stating hypotheticals, Leshner could have stated facts that are about the same thing as his hypotheticals.
In the first four paragraphs of the essay “Adventures in Equality”, Mariah Nelson uses examples of football overusing a college budget. The history provided shows how it's an issue that is important right now and that you can not just push it under the rug. Nelson also appeals to the fact that women are not just taking, they are only asking for what is right and legal. She states facts about the law and title IX that help the reader understand that women just want equality in college level sports.