Write 5 pages thesis on the topic how i bluffed my way through college by kate harding. Well-known blogger and writer Kate Harding in her essay “How I bluffed my way through college” dismisses the belief that one needs to read classics if one wants to become a writer. Harding should have titled the essay “Why I bluffed” instead of “How I bluffed.” Using rhetorical device anaphora she tries to justify her act for not reading classics while her goal was to get a degree in English literature. Harding throughout the essay uses puns and anaphora as her principal rhetorical strategies. The article describes Kate Harding through the eyes of Mr. White, her English teacher, and her mother. it also presents Harding’s version of herself. Harding uses these descriptions as evidence and reasoning (logos), utilizes them to explain why she bluffed (pathos) and concludes that she eventually became a successful writer without reading classics (ethos).

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