author’s purpose

author’s purpose
Does the positive thinking may effect someone’s life? Does people who have positive
thinking are really have different life? At first glance, Everyone may say yes. We know that
people have different thinking. Some people have positive thinking while the others have
negative thinking. But why there is negative thinking? Did you ever seen anyone has a
Permanent disease like cancer? could you think how these people feel and how they can thinking
positively while they know that they are going to die. Pathologies of Hope by Barbara
Ehrenreich wrote this essay to criticize the study of positive thinking and convinces an audience
that it is more beneficial to be realistic than to have false hope. His purpose behind writing was
to show that positive thinking can not heal the sick or rescue people
from die.
Summary of the essay:
This essay explains how these people who have positive thinking has different life from
those who have negative thinking. The author shows her idea about hope and why she hated
hope. She didn’t believe in hope because she has cancer so she was trying to explain her idea by
giving many examples about how could hope work on human life. Actually, people who have
positive thinking are the same in some way for those who believe in hope because they are quite
similar. Customary, people who have positive thinking are happier than those who have negative
thinking and she mentions that in her essay. Also, she reports that most people like to be around
the people who has positive thinking which add something positive for those people. To sum up,
when you are thinking positively you have to be optimistic all the time. On the other hand, the
people who think negatively, they will be a pessimist all the time.
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Definitions needed to understand your interpretation?
Define Hope.
Audience:
The audiences for this essay is the people who believe in hope or believe in positive
and negative thinking. There are many people around the world don’t believe in hope. After
reading this essay, they will know if they were believing in hope or not.
Who is the audience that fits with this purpose?
Most people in all ages except children. Male
and Female.
What are some of their values or beliefs?
They believe that positive thinking and hope may
make the parson’s life better.
What are some things they might have at stake (or things that might change for them) after
reading this essay through your interpretation?
After reading this essay, they will know if
they
were believing in hope or not.
Context
: Lot of study about positive thinking.
What was happening in the world when this essay was published?
Some people have cancer
and some other diseases and they don’t believe in hope.
What is happening in your life or at this time while you’re reading that might affect the
reading?
I think most people should think positively in order to have better life, even if they
suffer from some issue.
Strategy 1 that supports your interpretation:
Explanation of strategy
: Argue
Example from text:
Cancer? See it positively.
Explanation of quotes
: How do some people can see the cancer on positive side
Concluding sentences of paragraph + transition to the next paragraph
Strategy 2:
Explanation of strategy
: Evidences from Scientists.
Example from text
: negative thoughts can be harmful to your health and might even shorten
your life span.
Explanation of quotes
: If you are thinking negatively, it may affect your life and your health.
Concluding sentences of paragraph + transition to the next paragraph:
Strategy 3:
Explanation of strategy
: Large study
Example from text:
For many years, he says, the people who were writing about happiness
where self-help gurus. It had a bad rap€¦ where I’m trying to do in my class is to regain
respectability for the concept of self help
Explanation of quotes
: In the past, some people who were thinking positively were having
some bad respond and Dr. Tal D. Ben Shahar is trying to prove that is not the right fact.
Concluding sentences of paragraph + transition to the next paragraph
Strategy 4
:
Explanation of strategy
: Two different side
Example from text
: negative thoughts can be harmful to your health and might even shorten
your life span.
Positive thinking covering almost any kind of challenge you might encounter.
Explanation of quotes
: Explain the difference between these people who have positive or
negative thinking.
Concluding sentences of paragraph + transition to the next paragraph
Conclusion: wrap up thoughts, etc
.
Ninety-nine out of every 100 people report that they want to be around more positive people,.
When someone likes to be around something, that means he wants to be like him. That proves to
us most people have positive thinking except a few people. Usually these people who thing
negative is suffering from some problem in their life. For example, the author hates the hope

 

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