rexone - the most important strand because it describes the...

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Joseph Franz January 14, 2008 Eng-W 131 Basgier REX One: The Method 1. Words that repeat exactly: working-class*3, ethnic*4, Westlake*18, MacArthur Park*10, Los Angeles*8, L.A.*6 2. Strands: Honduran, Latino, Latin American, Mexican; neighborhood is changing, change in the neighborhood; L.A., Los Angeles 3. Binary oppositions: scruffy/renovated, scruffy brick/upscale dwellings 4. Two most important repetitions: ethnic, Los Angeles Two most important strands: Honduran, Latino, Latin American, Mexican; neighborhood is changing, change in the neighborhood Two most important binaries: scruffy/renovated, scruffy brick/upscale dwellings 5. Paragraph: Honduran, Latino, Latin American, and Mexican is
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Unformatted text preview: the most important strand because it describes the ethnicity of most of the people involved in the article. Seventy-eight percent to be exact. That equals just over 114,000 residents of Latino background. The article is based in a poor, Latin working-class neighborhood. The article also repeatedly talks about Westlake neighborhood undergoing change such as: change in the neighborhood, or neighborhood is changing. This tactic of repeating that change is occurring helps enforce the fact that many of these people will be out of their current homes because they will no longer be able to afford them after renovations and upgrades occur....
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