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Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson's lasting fame owes much to her ability to make science not just accessible but fascinating to the general public. She accomplishes this in part through the use of imagery, which...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2019, 11:20 pm (UTC)

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Rachel Carson

The term “logos” includes the use of logic, reason, or evidence to support claims and/or to encourage the reader to think in a logical way about the information provided. In this chapter of Silent...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2020, 8:55 pm (UTC)

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Rachel Carson

Throughout Silent Spring, Carson marshals persuasive rhetoric to argue for studying and regulating the use of pesticides lest they do permanent damage to the environment and, hence, human life....

Latest answer posted January 15, 2020, 10:16 pm (UTC)

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In her essay "The Obligation to Endure," Rachel Carson quotes from or otherwise cites a number of experts, as when she writes as follows: "This worldwide migration has been studied and graphically...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2012, 10:06 am (UTC)

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Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907, in Springdale, Pennsylvania. She held many titles during her lifetime. She was an Academic, an Environmental Activist, a Biologist and a Journalist. She...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2015, 9:58 pm (UTC)

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Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, environmentalist, and author. She grew up on a sixty-five-acre farm near the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania and spent much of her childhood out in nature,...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2018, 4:13 pm (UTC)

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