PACESChartAddisonTwoYearsareBetterThanFour - Charting Addison Two Years are Better Than Four What is the writers project What is the(main argument(s

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Charting: Addison “Two Years are Better Than Four” What is the writer’s project? Advocating What is the (main) argument? The author argues the value of community college and how it should be celebrated and made known so all students can experience college. ¶(s) that go together Why do these go together (briefly)? What claim(s) are being made in this section? What evidence is given for the claim(s)? What strategies do you notice? 1-3 They all focus on Rick Perlstein and his views of how the “old times” of college were superior. The paragraphs reflect on his nostalgic outlook and how college is indeed still alive, counterarguing his claims. -Claims Perlstein can’t move on from his four years at college -Claims Perlstein is to stuck up to realize the possibilities community college has to offer -“He moved back to live in its shadow, like a retire ballerina” -“Mr. Perlstein has never set foot in an American community college” The author uses a sarcastic tone and although she

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