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    The essay "Left-Handers (Those Sickos) Got No Reason To Live!" is a piece of writing filled with irony and argument by analogy. Prove with specifics from the essay that this statement is accurate. Discuss what the analogy is that the author is using, and explain whether this is a valid analogy. Why do you feel this way?

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    Guffey's essay, "Left-Handers (Those Sickos) Got No Reason to Live" is filled with irony and argument by analogy. The essay is cleverly worded and could certainly be convincing. The author is able to use multiple examples to support and strengthen his point. Guffey uses a practice now commonly accepted (left-handedness) and, under veil, compares it to homosexuality, using irony, examples, and a persuasive argument.

    Targeting left-handers as the "most despicable and un-American groups" is obviously irony. No one in America now judges people by the hand they favor, although in the past this was a problem. The ...

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    This solution addresses an attached essay "Left-Handers (Those Sickos) Got No Reason To Live!" that is a piece of writing filled with irony and argument by analogy. The solution proves with specifics from the essay that this statement is accurate. The solution discusses what the analogy is that the author is using, and explains whether this is a valid analogy.

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