“Is PTSD contagious ?” this itself is a analogy claim when asked if it is contagious
“Brannan Vines has never been to war. But she’s got warrior skills: Hyperawareness, hypervigilance, adrenaline-sharp quick scamming for danger, fur friggers. ” Both analogy claim due to the comparing made and also evaluative claim due to judgement of characteristics.
“Like Brannan’s symptoms. Hypervigilance sounds Innocuous, but is in fact exhausting distressing, a conditioned response to life-threatening situations.” Factual claim
“Imagine your nervous system spiting, readying you as you feel your way along walls the sensitivity of your hearing, the tautness in your muscles, the alertness shouting around inside your skull- Categorical claim
“Brannan is 32 now, but in her portraits with the big white dress and lacy veil she’s not even old enough to drink- Analogy claim
“Disorder made its debut in psychiatry’s Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental orders, uniting a flood Vietnam vets suffering persistent psych issues with traumatized civilians previously assigned labels like “accident neurosis” and “post-rape syndrome” onto the same page of the DSM-111 – factual claim
“She’s certainly looks like a normal kid when she comes down from her room dressed for tap class. In a black leopard pink tights, and shiny black tap shoes, she looks sweet as a pie. -Analogy and evaluate claim
“By the point, you might be wondering, and possibly feeling guilty about wondering Brannan doesn’t just get a divorce.” -ethical and moral claim