In Winning Hearts and Minds in the War on Plagiarism” Jaschik essay was based more on reflection and personal opinions because his were on different studies by different professors on the "war on plaguarism" among students and how common plagiarizing is and the different methods used to change that. Mr. Murray begins by discusses Peter F. Drucker method of a "zero draft" and how the writer should begin counting drafts after the first draft is complete. He explains how many writers feel, that after the first draft is completed it then can be edited to say what is exactly meant. Murray explains how we need to be critical readers and when editing. He states, "[w]riters must be their own best enemy"
The use of “...we are, for as long as we are.” (Line 16 and 17) Shows that Duffy is inviting her readers into the poem to help reflect upon how she feels. The formats of these pieces are all varied. Shakespeare firstly has written a play. However, within his play he writes a few sonnets to show the feelings of love between both Romeo and Juliet. One of the famous sonnets in the play is in act 1 scene 5, where Romeo shows his true feelings for Juliet during their first encounter.
“More than a Reader’s Response: A Letter to De Ole True Huck.” A Case Study in Critical Controversy: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 2nd Edition. Ed. Gerald Graff and James Phelan. Boston: Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2004.
What is reading rhetorically? When you read rhetorically “you engage in this kind of reading, you look for the rhetorical strategies of the writer -- the patterns, structures, figures, & methods that a writer uses in order to make her/his point. This kind of reading can, in turn, help you to strategize your own approach to creating effective texts for particular audiences and purposes” (Malea Powell 1) Thorough out this semester we have reviewed several rhetorical readings. Although in the beginning, I never quite understood what the author was truly trying to say, but now I do. Understanding this form of reading can be very helpful in my future education.
The younger brother is Sonny, a jazz pianist who has just been arrested for selling and using heroin. In “Sonny's Blues”, the events of the story are often times harsh, but very real. The narrator could not believe the realness of what he was reading in the newspaper about Sonny. “It was not to be believed and I kept telling myself that, as I walked from the subway station to the high school (Baldwin 2). In the end, Baldwin, allows everything to work out.
Oxford: Focal, 2002. Print Watkins, Craig, “Fast Entertainment and Multitasking in an Always-On World” Signs of Life in the U.S.A.: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers. Ed. Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon. Boston: Bedford, 1994.142-147.
In “Sonny’s Blues” James Baldwin uses imagery and the theme of music to help strengthen the relationship between the narrator and his younger brother, Sonny. Throughout the story there is a continual struggle for the two brothers to understand each other. The narrator, who is the older brother, is an algebra teacher. He thinks that musicians and bar workers are the bottom of the barrel. The younger brother is Sonny, who at the beginning of the story is arrested for heroin and is also a jazz pianist.
The details make the poem; they allow you to imagine the dance scene fully. (Clugston, 2010). The poem gave clues that allowed the reader to feel as if something was going on beside the powerful tension throughout the poem. “The hand held my wrist” convince the reader to believe the son was forced by the father to hold his hand because if it wasn’t phrase that way it could’ve been a happy moment. Another line would be “Was battered on one knuckle” this is another method to identify bodily harm.