Discussion board 7 | Academic Writing II ENG-122-OL03 | Saint Leo University


This discussion is a rhetorical analysis of Baca’s article, “Coming into Language.”

In a well-developed paragraph (at least 150 words), respond to the following question related to the rhetorical situation of “Coming into Language” from page 603 of An Insider’s Guide to Academic Writing:

  • Consider Baca’s audience and purpose. Who does he see as his audience, and what does he want them to do?
  • In your response, consider how effective Baca is at achieving his purpose. What works in this article? Why doesn’t work? Why?