Alex Atchison & Lindsey Foster
Impact of Grammar ( Passive Voice)
" The sky was split into two, and high above the forest the whole northern part of the sky appeared to be covered with fire"- History Channel
Revealing and Concelling
"This safe until proven toxic approach is highly convenient for the chemical and pesticide industries, which are able to easily shift the burden of proof for demonstrating chemical toxicity from themselves to the public"-Natrual News. This example reveals that pesticides are thought to be harmful, but conceals the negative effects of pesticides.
To what extent does persuasive language impact meaning?