Rhetorical Analysis On Awesome Jill Shargaa

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“Please, please, people. Let's put the 'awe' back in 'awesome'”, Jill Shargaa believes people are incorrectly using the word awesome and hopes to change that. Shargaa points out in her presentation that Webster’s dictionary defines ‘awesome’ as fear mingled with admiration or reverence, or a feeling produced by something majestic. She says with that in mind do you still believe that your Quiznos sandwich you had at lunch is awesome. Shargaa tells her audience that the sandwich is not awesome it is merely delicious. She believes by using the word awesome to describe the most mundane things you are taking away the power of the word. Shargaa then explains ten things that in her mind are “truly awesome”. The invention of the wheel, the building

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