Analysis of Expository Text
“Anna’s Story” is a non-fiction expository text written by Bronwyn Donaghy. Donaghy’s deliberate use of language and selection of detail have combined to convey specific attitudes about teenagers and drugs. The way these are conveyed is also aided by the use of structure, point of view, quotes and bias. In this text we are given facts about drugs as well as the story of Anna’s
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Donaghy could not convince me that only the drugs were to blame and to prevent more deaths drugs should be kept right away from. The problem is much deeper than that, and trying to make us believe that it isn’t is just treating us as thought we are ignorant. The book had many flaws and by using only certain details and information and expecting us to feel sad and moved by it is insulting.