The writer, Achari, exemplifies his utter anger frustration in his no-filter letter to Mr. Richard through his punctuation, specifically capitalization. It highlights his very evident disapproval towards the airplane’s “CRIME AGAINST COOKING” or the so-called food “given” to him and the rest of the passengers. He goes about his lack of satisfaction with his meal in a rather direct and attacking matter by insulting the unnecessary abundance of “MUSTARD;” and later on shifting to sarcastically complimenting the brand of the plane itself in an intent to cover up his aggressive approach. The way this post-passenger expresses himself enables the reader to feel almost as if he is passionately screaming in their ear of the terror from the unappealing and distasteful meal. Ultimately Achari bluntly disrespects not solely the non-exquisite cuisine, but the owner himself making him seem as if he serves full blame.
As a response to the outrageous services of Mr. Brandon’s airline, Mr. Achari makes sure to reflect the airline’s negligence in his informal address to the company’s boss throughout the letter. The constant references to “Richard,” “Richard,” “Richard” instead of Mr. Brandon shows that Mr. Achari has no longer any respect toward the airline owner, and that by doing this he can portrays to “Richard” the same unethical treatment he suffered in his airline. What truly “takes the biscuit” in this letter is the closing clause where Mr. Achari states to Mr. Brandon that he “can’t imagine what dinner round [Mr. Brandon’s] house is like.” With this line, he illustrates a completely lack of formality, a personification of the same negligence he underwent during the fly and puts Mr. Brandon in the same level as the terrible services. However, the personification of unprofessional matters and disrespect from Mr. Achari only portrays his inferiority by putting himself at the same class as the airline’s services.
“Look at this Richard. Just look at it.” With statements such as these, the writer establishes a conversational, yet annoyed, tone towards Richard Branson and his airline’s culinary inadequacy. Achari speaks to the CEO in an extremely informal manner, initiating the letter with “Dear Richard” and referring to him on a first-name basis. Thus, a close familiarity is established between the two; the writer speaks to “Richard” in a desperate attempt to break the company’s chain of “unfortunate incidents.” Other colloquialisms can be found throughout the letter, such as the use of contractions and personal phrases like, “I can’t imagine what dinner round your house is like.” Utilizing these elements in a professional address greatly stresses the “grueling” and horrid nature of the “crime-scene” Achari witnessed, as well as his desire to bring a halt to his taste buds’ suffering. As a result, the writer voices his concerns in an informal, yet effective, way whilst still referring back to the “culinary journey of hell” he endured.
The weiter, Taran Achari directly addresses "Dear Richard," by stating how appalling his food is through an ironic play on words. Based on the "baffling presentation presented" to Achari, he can conclude that the recapitalisation it is "A CRIME AGAINST COOKING." Instead of it being a crime against humanity, the writer successfully plays with the words to directly attack the cooking of "Richard." Although the writer claims to "love [Richard's] airline," he concludes how "it's just a shame such a simple thing could bring its crashing to its knees." The "simple thing," which the author refers to is the cooking which is a "culinary journey of hell." Achari shows how even though the plane that he was on did not literally Crash and Burn, he ironically states how the cooking from "hell," demolished the cooking.Tarun Achari demonstrates how despite being utterly disappointed with the food being served he is able to make a humorous, and play around with the words.
The write, Achari, gets his point across about his disturbing experience with an airline by using extensive amount of hyperbole. The writers first description of the airline food was the “culinary journey of hell,” shortly after mentioning that he would “have gladly paid a thousand rupees for a single biscuit.” In exaggerating his experience, the writer informs the airline owner, “Richard,” of the nauseating feeling he felt when he first encountered his meal. By later describing the “back-street underground cookie[’s]” wrap as an “evidence bag,” the writer is able to magnify his disgust to detail the truth behind the meals appearance. The writer does this to display the anger he feels towards the setback he experience with the airline.
Achari masterfully creates a convincing letter through the use of rhetorical questions. The rhetorical question in which he says, "no sane person would serve a dessert with a tomato would they?" plays an important role in his persuasion to "Richard" by allowing "Richard" to be put into Achari's disappointing perspective. The writer continues to enforce his argument by further inquiring, "how can you live like this?" His mentioning of an exaggerated rhetorical question provides support to his argument by giving "Richard" the idea that there is absolutely no chance of surviving a flight with the type of service he has received. Achari's employment of these questions congregate to give the boss of the airline company a "guilt trip" as he is put into Achari's shoes.
Molding the letter into a causal conversation, the writer presents his complaints in a passive-aggressive tone. Obviously upset by the treatment and customer service he received on his trip with the airline, suggesting a humorous yet strictly annoyed tone helps bring seriousness to his otherwise outlandish requests, such as the elaborate focus on custard. The writer continues his rant in an informal, almost challenging tone to show superiority to the boss. In doing so, the writer presents himself as a smart aleck with quick, witty jokes that will catch the owner by surprise, leaving him dumbfounded and in a position to succumb to whatever needs the client details. Although the writer claims he loves the airline, his insensitive joke towards the conclusion of his letter shows his arrogance. When he states “it’s such a shame such a simple thing could bring it to its knees,” the writer alludes to several plane crashes and leaves the letter on a haughty note. This conveys an overall encompassing sense of the high expectations of meeting every passenger’s needs, no matter how meticulous.
To express his engendered feeling of exasperation and desire for change to happen at the airline service, the writer writes key words in all capitals. To the author, it was not just any type of dressing that was used for his food, it was "MUSTARD." In effect it conveys absolute incredulity that the airline would even dare to give him something covered in mustard. It also emphasizes how important these events were to him and how upset he is at the "CRIME AGAINST COOKING." In fact, in stating that he "KNOW(S)" that the stewards would have seen the tomato, the writer illustrates how baffled he is to the owner while simultaneously telling him that he demands change. With a few simple words, Achari successfully imprints his disappointment at the service.
The author porposefully incorporates a sarcastic tone into his piece to illustrate his bafflement towards his horrid experience on a recent flight. In reference to Richard's airline, the author would have "gladly paid over a thousand rupees for a single biscuit following the culinary...hell [he] was subjected to." The author is able to clearly express his unhappiness towards his recent experience. To further add to his disgusting moment, the author describes his meal as " A CRIME AGAINST COOKING." With this emphasis of words, the author portrays a sarcastic humor to show Richard how much of a joke his airline really is. The author expresses disrespext towards Richard Branson in the form of a sarcastic critique because of the evident disrespect the airline showed him.
Through the use of direct address, the writer, Mr. Tarun Achari, strengthens his complaints to the owner of an airline company. By repeatedly state “Richard,… Richard,… Richard” the loyal customer showcases the personal connection he has with this company because he has flown with them “over the last few years.” The author states “Richard” at the end of every prominent remark on the status of food to further enhance that he is addressing the main source of the problem, the management. All in all, Mr. Achari exclaims all his critiques to the owner by first name to further enhance the graveness of his actions.
The writer of this letter conveys how an airline he frequently ventures on has back-stabbed him with atrocious commodities.
To express his discontent, the author creates a tone of annoyance and humor when addressing Richard Branson and his well known airline company. Beginning the letter with "Dear Richard," the writer exhibits formality, however, this changes as soon as he describes how the last incident "takes the biscuit." The constant use of the CEO's first name, "Richard," displays the author's lack of manners despite being "raised strictly, but neatly." When mentioning how the writer "can't imagine what dinner round [Branson's] house is like," because it "must be like something out of a nature documentary," the author dehumanizes the CEO by comparing him to an animal. Bringing the insults to an end, the writer refers back to the "culinary journey of hell," he had the unfortunate luck to experience.
Tarun Achari, a dissatisfied customer of Virgin Airlines, expresses the “series of unfortunate events” by addressing the owner of the company on a first name basis. Starting off as “Dear Richard,” the angry writer disregards the importance of a last name. Consequently, it appears as Mr. Branson and Mr. Achari know each other on a deeper, more personal level. In reality, the writer’s choice of omitting “Richard[’s]” last name reveals the great disgust he came across while on his “culinary journey.” Moreover, the critic constantly chastises the proprietor of the airline company to get his main concern across—the “CRIME AGAINST COOKING” that is being served on “Richard[‘s]” flights. The exclusion of the recipient’s surname leads to an impolite letter that presses for direct attention.
^ The above post is by Dayana R. from 5th period.... Autocorrect is not my friend. 😩
The writer discretely offends the owner of the airline company through the use of verbal irony in order to express his astonishment and distress towards the poor service he experienced. By stating "No sane person would serve a dessert with a tomato would they?" in a rhetorical manner, the author of the letter clearly expresses his opinion on the owner's lack of taste, all the while questioning his clear judgement. The author also references to the owner's "brilliant mind" as he visualizes his reactions to the photographs he took of the faulty service. Yet, he does this in a sarcastic tone to insinuate that the proprietor has an unremarkable mind, which is proven by his inability to provide better service. Therefore, verbal irony is utilized to exhibit the owner's incompetence and incapability of providing better assistance for his customers.
The writer discretely offends the owner of the airline company through the use of verbal irony in order to express his astonishment and distress towards the poor service he experienced. By stating "No sane person would serve a dessert with a tomato would they?" in a rhetorical manner, the author of the letter clearly expresses his opinion on the owner's lack of taste, all the while questioning his clear judgement. The author also references to the owner's "brilliant mind" as he visualizes his reactions to the photographs he took of the faulty service. Yet, he does this in a sarcastic tone to insinuate that the proprietor has an unremarkable mind, which is proven by his inability to provide better service. Therefore, verbal irony is utilized to exhibit the owner's incompetence and incapability of providing better assistance for his customers. (:
The writer discretely offends the owner of the airline company through the use of verbal irony in order to express his astonishment and distress towards the poor service he experienced. By stating "No sane person would serve a dessert with a tomato would they?" in a rhetorical manner, the author of the letter clearly expresses his opinion on the owner's lack of taste, all the while questioning his clear judgement. The author also references to the owner's "brilliant mind" as he visualizes his reactions to the photographs he took of the faulty service. Yet, he does this in a sarcastic tone to insinuate that the proprietor has an unremarkable mind, which is proven by his inability to provide better service. Therefore, verbal irony is utilized to exhibit the owner's incompetence and incapability of providing better assistance for his customers. -period 2
In the excerpt written by Achari, he successfully incorporates a sarcastic tone to highlight his rather unpleasant experience in a flight towards Heathrow. Right from the start, the disgruntled client states how it was a "culinary journey of hell" and how he would be delighted to pay "1000 rupees for a single biscuit" after surviving the ordeal. Readers can notice how the client is expressing himself in a rather annoyed yet humorous tone, almsot challenging towards Mr. Richard Branson. Furthermore, the writer suggests that the food was a "crime against cooking." In doing so, the author's sarcastical tone is quite detrimental towards Branson's airline company because even with all the humor, there is a strictly serious and annoyed client. The writer's disrespect towards the airline company is expressed sarcastically due to the apparent contempt actions of the airline. The author includes a sarcastical tone to voice his view towards Mr. Branson's incapability to reach the customer's needs.
In his letter to Richard Branson, Tarun Achari, a customer of the airline company uses pathos in an attempt to evoke the same suffering he had to endure on his flight. Achari compares his adversity to that of a little boy on Christmas Day waiting to open his "final present" in which he "wrote to Santa about." In doing so, the readers are able to empathize the anguish he felt when "peel[ing] back the tin-foil on the main dish." Much to his surprise, the little boy and him share the same "misfortunes" in waiting to open their offerings. The quality the airline presents to Achari left him in such exasperation that he felt the need to show others how they may relate to his affliction.
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