Questions, Reading 12, Kozol

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Alea Roach 10-17-04 TA Stephanie Farrar Discussion A05 Questions on “Children of the City Invincible: Camden, New Jersey” by Jonathan Kozol 1) On page 158, Kozol sums up what he believes the journal is saying when he says “What if the Journal turned it around and worded it like this: ‘Meager reductions in class size will not make much difference; but cutting the size of classes in Chicago to the class size of Winnetka would be fair and it would do some good. This is what we therefore recommend.’” Is this summary of the Journal’s previous statement accurate? Is this really what the Journal was trying to say? Isn’t the Journal trying to say that in this case, any reduction in class size would
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Unformatted text preview: be beneficial, even slight reduction in class size, however, universally, for whatever reason, this principle is not always the case? 2) Throughout this article, the author appeals to the emotions of the reader and causes the reader to feel empathetic toward the children who live in Camden, New Jersey. What does this author do for a living? In doing further research, I learned that he has written other works about other cities, such as Washington DC. Why does this author do this? What causes him to be so passionate about his work? Has he made a positive difference in the lives of these children?...
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