Category Archives: Critical Reading SP19

A13 Critical Reading — Jon Gonzoph

“Many Renew America readers, I think, are acquainted with my pro-life credentials.” The direct claim is that we both know this author and we know that she has “pro-life credentials.” There is also an unstated claim that Renew America readers … Continue reading

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Critical Reading – Ally Hodgson

Lewington 00:00-00:12 I knew that if I didn’t get a transplant in time, my life was running out very rapidly. This sentence is full of color, but he uses it to make the viewer feel for him. He wants the … Continue reading

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Critical Reading – Dale Hamstra

The Opt-Out Option “sex initiation programs in public and parochial schools” She is saying that sex education in school is the equivalent of teaching them how to have sex and even inviting them to engage in sexual activities. Suggests that … Continue reading

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A13: Critical Response — Cassie Hoffman

China to Stop Harvesting Inmate Organs By LAURIE BURKITT “…  a transplant system that has for years relied on prisoners and organ traffickers to serve those in need of transplants.”   – This claim insinuates that for years, transplants in China … Continue reading

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Critical Reading – Joe Mleczko

“Don’t give your heart away — know the facts about vital organ transplantation” By Randy Engel The first sentence of the second paragraph state, “I was privileged to have come into the Pro-life Movement at the ground floor in the early … Continue reading

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Critical Reading – Ashley Petit de Mange

Don’t give your heart away– know the facts about vital organ transplantation “Given this background, one would think I should have known the truth about unpaired vital organ transplantation as a form of euthanasia…” This statement is implying that she … Continue reading

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Critical Reading- Sam Sarlo

The first sentence in Randy Engel’s article “Many Renew America readers, I think, are acquainted with my pro-life credentials,” both contains and implies some outlandish claims. First of all, she claims to be an “investigative journalist,” yet she throws an … Continue reading

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