Sunday, September 1, 2019
A Peaceful Women
Sarah Pacheco English 1101, MW 9:30 A Peaceful Women ExplainsÃ¢â¬ ¦ 11/04/12 Purpose and Audience 1. In paragraph one, Hasselstrom clearly states that she is Ã¢â¬Å"peace-lovingÃ¢â¬ and due to past events she carries a pistol to be safe. She also wants to give valuable reasons on why people should carry pistols. 2. Paragraph five serves to give an example of a person who got raped after calling for help on her CB radio. The author is trying to point out that the person got raped because she did not have a weapon for self defense. It supports her main idea so therefore I donÃ¢â¬â¢t consider this paragraph unnecessary. . Yes, the author is aiming women in particular. In all the examples, she directly explains how women are harassed by men. Therefore, a women should carry a weapon. 4. She does not expect most ogf her readers to agree with her position. She indicates in paragraph four a challenge from her opposing audience,. She challenges Style and Structure 1. 2. The most importa nt reason Hasselstrom gives for carrying a gun is to Ã¢â¬Å"provide a measure of safety. Ã¢â¬ The contributory causes are to avoid being raped or murdered and to have a balance of power. 3.Yes, I could argue that not only women need a gun to be safe. Men as well confront dangerous situations in their lives. Hasselstrom does argue in all her situations that women should always carry a gun for safety. 4. Situations such as living far away from the city and traveling could support her decision on why she carries a gun. 5. Yes, she explain how she canÃ¢â¬â¢t imagine shooting someone. Vocabulary Projects 2. She says, Ã¢â¬Å" perhaps this is an idea whose time has come, though the pacifist inside me will be saddened if the only way women can achieve equality is by carrying weapons.