|Students will read/analyze “The Devil is a Busy Man” with a focus on syntax, voice, and humor
Students will read/analyze “ Footprints on the Flag” with a focus on the speaker, rhetorical appeals, and the use of didactic methods
|Students are to respond to the following questions:
1. Wallace consistently qualifies his comments. Find a place where he qualifies and comment on how that technique contributes to the tone or message of his piece.
2. Analyze the rhetorical strategies Anchee Min makes use of in her extended example of the American flag to support her argument about freedom.
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