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The non-fictional news story Face-Off on the Rio Grande written by an unknown author is being argumentative-descriptive reflecting the problems of immigration people have to face at the Mexican-American boarders Beginning with the headline Face-OFF on the Rio Grande the text is well structured Here the author does not only arouse the readers curiosity but also demonstrates the tension that reigns the city of El Paso and its border After summarizing the main facts of his story in a subtitle the author introduces the article with a general statement drawing the readers attention on the dilemma of inequality concerning the extreme economic wealth that differentiates the USA from Mexico He also leads to the location of his report the city of El Paso New Mexico Starting off in line 6 he goes over to characterize the Mexicans that try to cross the boarder illegally and from line 13 on the story-like element or rather the descriptive writing dominates his argumentation After demonstrating the easiness of the immigrants to cross the boarder an interview with a Border Patrol agent leads to the hardships the aliens have to face and consequently - especially in the closing statement - reflects the concerns of humanity that relate to the chase of people in connection to their individual freedom and needs Taking a closer look at the kind of structure the author employs it becomes quiet visible that the paragraphs are being connected through a linear argumentation Therefore he uses empiric examples or personal experiences to legitimate his or others statements he cited Through all this example-backup the story becomes interesting lively and in effect is more convincing than stating pure facts in disorder Those references to authorities in form of quotations the empiric evidence the examples the factual background etc are being employed to illustrate the emotional aspects of these people that try to cross the American boarder illegally in order to find a better life
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