Minor Essay

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Florida International University
ENC – 1101
Prof. Nicholas Anderson

Minor Essay Text Message to a Friend: * Hey, Kelly * How are you? * Hey Juan!! * I’m great.. gettin ready 4 the party, how bout u? * Not that good * Kell.. The thing is that I don’t think I’ll go to the party… I feel horrible * I’m dying over here hahaha * Omg * For real?? * Hahah yess, im not sure tho * But I wanted you to thank u for the invitation… hope you have a great party * Don’t worry Juan … we will miss u over here * Get well soon * Thank you kells, see you tomorrow.. xoxo
Email to the Professor:
Greetings Dr. Potter,

I am Juan, current student of your Biology class, specifically on the U3M section. I was unable to attend your class yesterday (Wednesday, September 10th). I understand from a classmate that a handout was given related to the next lab assignment. The syllabus indicates that your office hours are between 12:00 - 2:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Would you be available in your office this Thursday so I can receive the lab assignment and ask for clarification on the material that we had to turn in? I would appreciate if you extend the deadline for the assignment, just for this occasion. I’m aware that your time is valuable so I don’t want to extend myself more. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Thank you very much and kind regards,

Reflecting on both examples, we can see the obvious difference with the two messages. Rhetoric communication is based on a purpose, and clearly the purpose on these two types of message was the same, but as you can see the formality and the extension are completely the opposite. What I wanted to accomplish was to notify my absence on both…...

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