Texas EOC English 1: 3.4 Understanding and Analysis across Genres
Texas EOC English 1: 3.4 Understanding and Analysis across Genres. What type of patron is the hotel least likely to draw in with this advertisement?
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There are no prices listed here, but we’re guessing this place would put a dent in the [Hotel fighting a bag of money]
ole bank account.
The brochure tells us that it’s in an “elite class of small vintage hotels...”
“First Class, the nation's leading luxury travel magazine, has named our facilities
in their Top 50 Historical Hotels list for the last five years.” [Paragraph from hotel brochure]
Sounds nice, but this kind of place usually comes with a big price tag. [People looking onto a hotel with a price tag]
So we can start by crossing off choice (A).
In general, businessmen aren’t hurting for money...
Unless they sell something nobody wants—like used socks. [Businessman selling used socks]
We’ll assume the businessmen referenced by option (A) are successful and wouldn’t
be put off by the cost of the William Beaumont.
It’s on the company anyway, right?
We can also nix choice (B).
If there’s ever a vacation on which people splurge, it’s their honeymoon. [Piggy bank shatters]
So the cost of the Beaumont wouldn’t necessarily scare away all that many newlyweds.
Plus, these charming, beautifully restored places are like honeymooner magnets. [Beaumont hotel and giant magnet appears with brides attached]
Let’s eliminate answer (C) too.
Many retirees have a nest egg that they don’t mind spending on a nice vacay
Some of them even buy an RV and go on permanent vacation. [RV travels through Vegas and Grand Canyon]
Though this might not necessarily be the clientele the Beaumont is targeting.
The correct answer is (D).
A family on a budget would be looking for something cheap and casual.
Ya know, the kind of place that puts out half-frozen Danishes and calls it breakfast. [Half frozen Danish in a box appears]