Making It In America
In the essay, “Making It In America”, the author, Adam Davidson, argues that which shown through the use of three lists of elements. The elements in this essay are voice, tone, and arrangement. The author introduces the main point by discussing, Madelyn “Maddie” Parlier struggling with the economic issues when she worked at the Greenville Standard Motor Products, which can be seen in the following quotes. The voice and tone described what the author is trying to communicate to the reader of this essay. Another element for this essay is the arrangement, which make sense that Mr. Davidson wrote about Maddie’s life before she took the job, and then wrote the problems of her working place. The three elements of this essay are voice, tone, and arrangement that Adam Davidson used to make his essay.
The first element for this essay is voice. The meaning of voice is the author trying to say to the reader and makes his words stand out. Mr. Davidson wrote the essay that talks about Standard Motor Products’ that has economic issues that effect Maddie and her co-workers. When the factory want to use robots to the human job. The author has an interview with Maddie and telling her how she affected by the changes that was happening to the factory. “She said she’s noticed that robotic arms and other machines seem to [kept] replacing people on the factory floor, and she’s worried that this could happen to her,” (Davidson, 334). This shows us that Maddie’s voice was troubling when she talked about losing her job. She was 22 years old singled mom that was taking care two children at home, which means she needs this job to support her family. Mr. Davidson brought up Maddie, who is a new worker at Standard Motor Products’, to tell her point of view when the changes were starting to happen. She gave the author her opinions about the change, and her emotion of her voice that she has told to the author.
This brings us to another element in this essay, tone....