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Zhao 1

Pengchao Zhao Kristen Foster CO150.403 18 December , 2013

The !"#anation o$ the %hetorica# Choices

&a'. (ccor)ing to the (merican *ociet+ o$ P#astic *,rgeons, no-a)a+s, more an) more "eo"#e ,n)ergo "#astic s,rger+ an) "#astic s,rger+ is getting more an) more "o",#ar. .o-e/er, ,n)ergoing "#astic s,rger+ is ris0+. 1ore "eo"#e ta0ing it means more "ossib#+ acci)ents -i## ha""en. The reason -h+ 2 -rite m+ #etter is that3 First, 2 thin0 -rite abo,t something "o",#ar -i## attract more rea)ers. *econ), 2 0no- some )isa)/antages o$ "#astic s,rger+ an) 2 -ant "eo"#e to 0no- abo,t them as -e##. 4ast, 2 ha/e #earnt some rea##+ tragic an) a/oi)ab#e acci)ents abo,t "#astic s,rger+ ),ring m+ research "rocess an) 2 )on5t -ant s,ch acci)ents ha""en again.

&b'. The ",r"ose o$ m+ ",b#ic arg,ment is that 2 -ant to notice the "eo"#e o$ the ris0 o$ "#astic s,rger+ an) tr+ to ma0e them thin0 t-ice be$ore ta0ing "#astic s,rger+. 2 ,se) to a""ea# "eo"#e not to ,n)ergo "#astic s,rger+. 6,t no- 2 rea#i7e that -as )ominating. *o 2 chose this ",r"ose beca,se 2 0no- that it5s im"ossib#e to change "eo"#e5s min)s or $orce them to )o something. 2n m+ ",b#ic arg,ment, 2 -as tr+ing to gi/e them a)/ice an) "ro/i)e) them a tragic e!am"#e instea) o$ te##ing them -hat to )o or -hat is -rong.

Zhao 2

&c'. 1+ c#aim is that 8"eo"#e sho,#) thin0 t-ice be$ore ,n)ergoing "#astic s,rger+9 tho,gh 2 ha/en5t ob/io,s#+ mention it in m+ ",b#ic arg,ment. 1+ reason is that some trage)ies rea##+ ha""ene) in the "ast an) ris0s )i) e!ist in "#astic s,rger+ &6ar)ach'. 2 -rote base) a tr,e acci)ent ha""ene) beca,se o$ "#astic s,rger+. (n) 2 ,se) some basic )isa)/antages 2 co##ecte) ),ring m+ research "rocess, #i0e com"#ications ,s,a##+ come -ith "#astic s,rger+ &6ar)ach' an) the "#astic s,rger+ is cost#+ &Smart Plastic Surgery'.

&)'. 1+ chosen a,)ience is those -ho -ant to ,n)ergo "#astic s,rger+. 2 chose them beca,se the+ are concerne) abo,t "#astic s,rger+ an) the+ are more "ossib#e to be /ictims o$ "#astic s,rger+. 2 0no- -hat the+ -i## )o is to ,n)ergo "#astic s,rger+. *o 2 -rote a## abo,t the "#astic s,rger+ to meet their nee)s. 2 -rote abo,t )isa)/antages o$ "#astic s,rger+ to them beca,se m+ a,)ience -i## care abo,t their hea#th, an) 2 ga/e them some a)/ice.

&e'. 2 -ant to ",b#ish m+ #etter on re",tationa# ne-s"a"ers or maga7ines, #i0e the New York Times. 2 choose the New York Times beca,se 2 0no- it has a #ot o$ rea)ers, so that m+ #etter -i## been rea) b+ man+ "eo"#e. 2 0no- that the New York Times is the most "o",#ar among a## the nation:s ne-s"a"ers, an) it has a hea#th section, on -hich m+ #etter can be ",b#ishe). &Wikipedia'

&$'. 2 -rote a fictional open letter, ho-e/er, it5s base) on a tr,e stor+. That5s m+ #imitation. 2 chose the #etter as the genre, -hich is a goo) -a+ to e!"ress "ersona# o"inion. 2 "reten)e) 2 -as .ang 1io0,, a /ictim o$ "#astic s,rger+ &;,ne', an) to#) the rea)ers abo,t her stor+.

Zhao 3

First, 2 -rote a brie$ con$ession to attract rea)ers5 interest. Then, 2 -rote abo,t some )isa)/antages abo,t "#astic s,rger+. 4ast, 2 ga/e them some a)/ice. The )isa)/antages an) a)/ice "arts are m+ main arg,ment "art. 1+ #etter is abo,t < "ages #ong, an) 2 ma)e a $ootnote at the $irst "age to te## m+ rea)ers that the #etter is $ictiona#.

&g'. 1+ #imitations are3 25m not .ang 1io0,, so m+ #etter might be ,ntr,e. (#so, 2 )i)n5t "ro/i)e an+ /is,a# e#ements. The genre #imits m+ arg,ment. 2 ,se) open letter as arg,ment, so the #ang,age an) the -or)s might be a #itt#e bit not $orma#, -hich -i## ma0e m+ arg,ment #ess con/incing.

Zhao 4

=or0 Cite) 814.< 1i##ion Cosmetic P#astic *,rger+ Proce),res Per$orme) in 2012.9 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (merican *ociet+ o$ P#astic *,rgeons, > Feb. 2013. =eb. 21 ?o/. 2013. 8(/erage Tota# Costs.9 Smart Plastic Surgery. *mart P#astic *,rger+, n.). =eb. 21 ?o/. 2013. 6ar)ach, (nn 4o,ise. 8The Dar0 *i)e o$ P#astic *,rger+.9 The New York Times. The ?e@or0 Times Com"an+, 1A ("r. 1>88. =eb. 21 ?o/. 2013. ;,ne, Danie#. B1o)e# 2nCects Coo0ing Oi# in .er Face to Fee) .er P#astic *,rger+ ())iction.B JD ournal.com. ;D ;o,rna#, 10 1a+ 2013. =eb. 18 Dec. 2013. BThe ?e- @or0 Times.B Wikipedia! the "ree #ncyclopedia. =i0i"e)ia, The Free nc+c#o"e)ia, 18 Dec. 2013. =eb. 18 Dec. 2013.