Whitney Houston's Death Details: Singer's Family Told She Didn't Drown, Funeral To Be Later This Week: REPORT | Whitney Houston's Sudden Death | Scoop.it

1. "UPDATE: An official from the L.A. County Coroner's office confirmed that some prescription medications were found in the hotel room where Whitney Houston died, but not in large quantities."

2. L.A. County Coroner's office confirmed that some prescription medications were found in the hotel room where Whitney Houston died, but not in large quantities.

3. The author's opinion is purely factual; however, the author's admiration for Houston is apparent.

4. No, the author does not. I do know that the author was a fan of Whitney Houston though, because they added much writing of admiration.

6. I learn that the columnist regards Whitney Houston very highly!

7. It was written for a reader who is looking for factual information that is supported.

8. Yes, the author leaves other sources backing up their information. The sources appear to be legitament, too.

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"Whitney Houston's Death Details: Singer's Family Told She Didn't Drown, Funeral To Be Later This Week: REPORT." Huffpost Celebrity. 13 Feb. 2012.

 

Part B

2. A major rhetorical strategy that the author used was adding his own voice. Though it was very discrete, it was still apparent. For example, he describes Whitney Houston as "legendary". I would think many would agree with this term of description; however, some might not. This makes it his own opinion. Also, the word legendary gives the reader connotation about Whitney Houston. If the reader was unaware of who Whitney Houston was, they would be able to determine her fantastic abilities by the word "legendary" that the author uses.