“Sometimes I can’t do the laundry,” Brannan explains, reclining on her couch. “And it’s not like, ‘Oh, I’m too tired to do the laundry,’ it’s like, ‘Um, I don’t understand how to turn the washing machine on.’ I am looking at a washing machine and a pile of laundry and my brain is literally overwhelmed by trying to figure out how to reconcile them.”
This remark is a casual claim. This is fairly staright forward becuase you can figure out by her tone that she is experencing PTSD.
We raise the blinds in the afternoons, but only if we are alone.
In this statement she is stating a factual claim. If you can prove that she only raises the blinds when she is alone she is stating a fact. You could also say that this is a casual claim. This is because she just tells us that she only puts the blinds up in the afternoon
“…And she’s helping people.”
This is a moral claim because you see that she is nice enough to go out of her way and help people. There are people that need help and she is there for them
This is a numerical claim. This is because she is providing staticical factors to show you the incidence of secondary trama in wives.
“if you asked the VA to treat your kids, they would think it was nonsense”
This here is a factual claim because you can only recieve VA benifits if you once served in the miltary. I know this because my dad is a veterian and the I recieve benifets for schooling only because of this.