'Logical Fallacies In Brave New World'

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Brave New World Chapters 2-3
1. Rhetorical device (can use diction, sentence structure, grammar, etc) and/or Logical Fallacies: Identify 5 Rhetorical devices or Logical Fallacies in each chapter and discuss what effect it has on the tone, message, etc – in other words, what is its significance?
Quote with page number Rhetorical Device/ Fallacy Effect ** This is the MOST IMPORTANT part, so make this really insightful**
“Thousands of petals, ripe-blown and silkily smooth, like the cheeks of innumerable little cherubs, but of cherubs, in that bright light, not exclusively pink and Aryan, but also luminously Chinese, also Mexican, also apoplectic with too much blowing of celestial trumpets, also pale as death, pale with the posthumous
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Personal Connections: Have you seen similarities between Brave New World and other literature, advertising, other media, people? How does this chapter connect with what is currently happening in our society? (Practice developing your own voice by playing with sentence variety and length, utilizing humor when appropriate, and using precise diction and strong verbs.)
Brave new world is similar to 1984 by George Orwell. Both are dystopian novels and powerful satires that express each author’s concern for possibilities of the future. They address the same issues including production, control, language, sex, etc. The Hunger Games also relates to Brave New World in the fact that it is a corrupt society run by a single government (The Capitol). There are 12 districts in various states of poverty, controlled by a ruthless oligarchy. These chapters relate to our society as reproduction isn’t always natural. Implantation methods are sometimes used to impregnate women who may be infertile, gay, single, or a surrogate. Also, drugs are used in today’s society as they are in Brave New World in order to escape reality. In addition, in both societies, having sex with someone does not necessarily mean you are in love. In Brave New World, children do not know the meaning of love; however they play erotic sexual games as a form of entertainment. It is evident in our society as well that individuals are having sex without love being the true reason for
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The American military indefatigably fight for the freedom of our citizens.

10. sibilant (adj.) (of a speech sound) sounded with a hissing effect
Syn: fricative, continuant, spirant soft, strident
Ex. A sibilant sound echoed from the snake.

11. indissolubly (adj.) not dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed
Syn: binding, enduring, firm, imperishable
Ex. The super glue indissolubly attached his hand to his face.

12. inculcate (v.) instill (an attitude, idea, or habit) by persistent instruction
Syn: instill in, implant in, fix in, impress in
Ex. Poker inculcates many financial skills testing your financial intelligence. 13.rudimentary (adj.) involving or limited to basic principles
Syn: basic, elementary, primary, fundamental, essential
Ex. The calculus test will be on rudimentary principles, so the difficulty be bearable.

14. maudlin (adj.) self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness
Syn: sentimental, oversentimental, emotional
Ex. Brad became rather maudlin due to his drunkenness and his girlfriend abandoning him.

15. effusive (adj.) expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner
Syn: gushing, unrestrained,