Rhetorical devices : Simile "The workers of IBM to go play a football game every day"
Rhetorical appeals : The writer used ethos when he referred to an expert " KC, an avid reader, agrees: “Picking your own books allows you to be more prepared for real life, not just a classroom where decisions are typically made for you"." The writer also used logos when he said "School prepares them for life, but their choices prepare them for their future.",the writer also used pathos "if students are not surrounded by reading then they will not get better." he made his audience fell guilty because of the students wont get better.
Rhetorical question "Isn't this the goal behind the educational process?"