How does the RSPCA persuade us to part with our money? Essay examples
The opening paragraph, gives “that kitten” an identity: “Frazzle”. The name itself means “worn out”: more innocence. The writer, Catherine Roberts, has started the paragraph by using a rhetorical question: “How could anyone hurt Frazzle?” This has again reinforced Frazzle’s innocence. She has used a range of different adjectives such as “fluffy” and ”long” this gives Frazzle an extra cuteness.
The second paragraph makes us officially part of the RSPCA: “our”: we are working in this together we are working in this together in the writer’s eyes. She has used emotional blackmail. In a sense. “If you’re anything like me...saddens you” If we are not like her then we are not concerned. “Show you care”. Catherine is obviously implying if we don not give the “three pound coins” then we don not car; we have to prove ourselves? Again, she has made the money seem like a small amount because she has repeated this twice and has said it in two different ways: “£3” and “three pound coins”. It doesn’t seem like a lot when repeated, especially when said in two different forms.
In the next paragraph, statistics are used to show how experienced the RSPCA are (180 years), and saying that they have been with the animals the whole way, saving innocent animals from the villains of our society. This paragraph allows us to