Assignment 2_The Power of Learning(draft w_corrections)

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1 ST Draft w/ My Corrections Chantel Wynter Writing 101 – Mike Stanish Assignment # 2: The Power of Learning In Swerdlow’s essay “Changing America” he uses J.E.B Stuart High School in Virginia for the specific reason that it was rich in diversity due to the many immigrant students that went there to gain there education. He uses this high school and to portray the flux withinon American high schools. He uses the high school to provideshow readers withan “ideal” picture a view into of the life of immigrant students when they arrive here. Swerdlow uses interviews from the students themselvesand staff, pictures of the students and statistics in order to put his point across but in actuality there is no real point he ends up with a collection of unsupported arguments and unspoken assumptions which may appear persuasive to any reader leaving the true meaning to end up being overlooked. . He uses these factual items to make an objective point. By doing this he ends up only writing an essay based on unspoken assumptions. His essay on the surface seems to only be written in an effort to show how the students in the United States in the school epitomizes the stateidea of immigrant life in the United States overall as the usual idea of the “melting pot”. In actuality he’s subtly conveying the idea that immigrants who come here are poor, illiterate, and parents are not helping the children to succeedss due to through them being illiterate themselves., through his unspoken assumptions. The careful reader will soon discover these subtleties once he/she recognizes that Swerdlow’s essay contains evidence are not enough to support his point.
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Swerdlow states “Immigration patterns worldwide show a flow of people from poor countries to those with stronger economies, especially to industrialized countries, with aging workforces.” It is likely he states this in a way to give readers information as to the reason why most people tend to emigrate from their home nation. In fact he’s subtly saying that all immigrants move to these countries because they were poor in their country so the only way they could have survived is by going somewhere that’s economically stable. Basically this is not true,
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