Friday, November 22, 2013

Assignments for Friday, December 6, 2013

  • Complete your second argumentation essay (due at beginning of class)
  • Send or bring me an electronic copy of your essay
  • Turn in your rewrite
  • Learn the following vocabulary words: brazen, cerebral, complicit, furtive, indispensable, legerdemain, liaison, relegate, visceral
  • Read "Knockouts High and Low"
  • In one or two sentences, answer each of the following questions about the reading, and bring your written responses to class
    • Who are the three famous persons, mentioned explicitly or implicitly by Steyn, who died November 22, 1963?
    • What does Lewis mean by "men without chests"?
    • What, according to Steyn, is the common theme that connects the "Knockout" game and the U.S. Senate's change in filibuster rules?
    • How does Steyn tie together significant ideas from Lewis and Huxley?
    • Does Steyn ever state his main idea? If so, what is it? If not, how would you phrase it?

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