Ehrenreich uses a more generic diction in her sentences, allowing for readers to understand and relate to her writing.
Ehrenreich uses more of a formal or basic diction throughout the book allowing for the readers to compherhend and relate more to the story she tells.
Ehrenreich uses a more simple diction in the book to let the audience better understand her story and these experiences she has recorded.
The author uses a more universal and comprehensible diction to help the reader understand her experience and others more clearly.
Ehrenreich uses a simple, informal diction in order to appeal to a broad audience,who can easily understand those words, since majority of the population can comprehend simple words. She makes sure the word choice is similar to the reader so they can easily relate to the text. She also makes use of descriptive words in order to better enable the reader to visualize her experinece.
Ehrenreich uses a simple diction, which makes it easier for readers of any level to comprehend what Ehrenreich is trying to project, while still keeping the book formal and to the point.
Ehrenreich uses incomplete sentences to explain her emotions throughout the book, especially anger. She also uses a lot of extra descriptive words to almost exaggerate what she does in her jobs.
Ehrenreich uses extremely simple diction so the readers can understand what she is writing and why she is writing it. She leaves nothing up for contemplation and says things how they are in a very informal way.
Ehrenreich uses simple diction so that the audience can better understand and even relate her experiences in the book.
Ehrenreich uses a simpler diction in order for her audience of all multitudes of comprehension to be able to find her experiences either relatable, or as a learning experience.
Ehrenreich utilizes both formal and informal diction throughout the book. The formal language primarily appears when she is sharing important information with the reader. The best place to find the formal language would be in the notes or in the "Evaluation" section of the book, where there is a concentration of statistics and studies.The informal language, which includes generic and simplistic words, appears everywhere else. She used contractions like "don't" and words such as "hog," "crap," and "uh," to appeal to a broad audience, allowing people of various ages to understand her writing (or message). The curse words she wrote also allowed her to appeal to multiple audiences because she came across as relatable.
The author uses simple diction so that the reader is able to better understand what they are reading and can comprehend what Ehrenreich is trying to explain.
Ehrenreich uses and informal and simple diction throughout the book, pretty much like a diary to explain her experiences of living in poverty. She formulated her words in way so that the reader could relate with her stories. She used formal diction in some instances to state and explain statistics to the reader.
Ehrenreich used very descriptive words to help her audience have a better understanding of her experience. She also often used lots of negative and sarcastic wording to express her thoughts and feelings while working the low wage life.
Ehrenreich uses very simple, casual diction that is easy for readers of many levels to understand. She makes it so that every person may understand her book and therefore also what the life of a minimum wage worker is like.
Ehrenreich's diction is very simple as prevalent throughout most of the book. This to help anybody be able to understand the book and in turn allows her to reach a broader audience through her simple diction.
Ehrenreich used moderately simple diction throughout her book so that anyone could just pick it up and read it. Her diction improves when she is talking about specific facts and numbers, but still isn't extremely hard for people to read.
Ehrenreich balances formal and informal diction when needed. Depending on her situation, she changes how she writes. This allows for easier comprehension of her experiences. At times she is more formal when needed, such as giving explanations for her actions like the job she picks, but is informal for a majority of the time. This leaves nothing up for question or confusion.
Ehrenreich's diction is a very simple, casual diction that is easy for readers of many levels to understand, this makes it so that any reader can pick up her book and be able to read it. Her diction becomes more formal when she is talking about specific facts, but it still isn't extremely hard for people to read.
Simplistic is the best way to describe Ehrenreich's diction, easy for almost any reader to understand. Though, she can quickly change this when needing to describe things in more detail.
Ehrenreich mixes up her use of formal and informal diction. The one she uses depends on the situation at hand. If she's trying to create more of as serious mood, she uses more formal diction. If she's trying to create a more relaxed mood, her diction is more informal.
Ehrenreich uses simple and mostly informal diction throughout the book so the reader can easily understand what is going on. She only uses formal diction when she talks about facts.
I feel as though Ehrenreich uses diction, similar to tone, in both formal and informal ways. Typically more informal and I feel as though she chose to do that to connect more with less educated individuals of the minimum wage spectrum and to add more simplicity to such a touchy subject.
Throughout the book, Ehrenreich uses a mixture of simple, casual diction as well as formal diction. For the most part, she uses simple, casual diction (she uses contractions) to allow the audience to be able to understand and connect to her better. She also includes statements with curse words, strongly emphasizing her informal, casual diction. Ehrenreich uses formal diction when she she talks about statistics and informational topics. For example, the notes at the bottom of pages are written with formal diction because they are often informational statistics and facts related to what she was talking about in the text above (she often writes these statistics and facts in third person, rather than in first person like she does when talking about her minimum wage experience).
Ehrenreich uses both formal and informal diction, depending on what the situation calls for. When she talks about the more serious aspects of her situation, like her coworkers' situations or her own, her words are more formal to try and emphasize the seriousness of the situation. But mostly, she uses casual, informal diction to connect with the reader and to create a lighter mood when needed.
Ehrenreich uses simple diction to get the message to the reader, which helps connect to her audience more.
Ehrenreich incorporates a mixture of formal and informal diction in her writing. She uses formal diction when the situation is heavier like talking about her coworkers struggles or the poor conditions they are in. She uses casual diction for the majority of the book in order to connect with the readers more and to help them understand her message. She uses some curse words to help emphasize her feelings, usually of anger, and to highlight what she is really thinking.
Ehrenreich both uses informal and formal diction in Nickel and Dimed. She mostly uses formal diction when she talks about facts and when she tries to convey a more serious tone. She uses informal diction when she references her personal experiences working as a minimum waged worker.
Mrs. Theaker's students will be discussing Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed here.