to analyse a newspaper article Introduction: What is the title of the article? What kind of article is it? Who wrote it and where was it published? What kind of newspaper is that? What is the topic of the article? What is the article about? (summary of important aspects – concentrate on the aspects
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Teenagers Drink Alcohol Teens consume
alcohol for a number of reasons; there is not just one aspect to it.
Teenagers are at an age when they want to experiment with everything.
The curiosity to try alcohol, however, can lead to alcohol
Judgment day (день Страшного суда, или Судный день)Magistrates’ courts hear more than 95% of criminal cases in Britain. But they are closing at the rate of 20 a year, eroding a system of justice dating back to the 12th century. Blake Morrison spends a day in the public
Listen to teenagers, not Trump
The editorial at hand, titled “listen to teenagers, not Trump”, which was published in the Guardian on 22nd February, 2018, presents the newspaper’s opinion on the reform movement of US gun laws following the Florida school shooting.
The text type is clearly argumentative as it aims to persuade the reader to embrace the author’s criticism on Trump. This can be seen with the choice of words on the title and the use of imperative which urges the reader to take a stance. Furthermore, the arguments are supported by expository passages such as statistics (l. 1-2, 5-6) and a diverse use of quotations throughout the whole text.
Moreover, the text’s structure is predominantly dialectical due to the interchange between arguments and counterarguments, which eventually makes the author’s thesis appear to the logical outcome. Given the controversial views expressed and the quality newspaper the article was published in, it would be safe to conclude that the readership consists mostly of young educated peopl.....[read full text]