1st Exercises - Rhetoric R1A, Section 5 September 28, 2007...

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September 28, 2007 Lesson 3 Exercises 3.1-3.4 Exercise 3.1 There is opposition among many voters to nuclear power plants based on a belief of their threat to human health. In this first example, the characters are underlined, while the actions are in boldface. There is a total of two characters, many voters and nuclear power plants (“their” refers to the plants), that need to be changed to subjects. The actions, belief, threat, and opposition need to be changed to verbs. Many voters oppose nuclear power plants because they believe that such plants threaten human health. In this rewritten example, the characters are moved and act as the subjects. Each of the actions is now a verb that clarifies the statement. The subjects are underlined, while the verbs are in boldface. Exercise 3.2 analyze belief attempting conclude evaluation suggestion approaching compare definition discussion express fail intelligence thorough appear decreasing improvement increasing
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1st Exercises - Rhetoric R1A, Section 5 September 28, 2007...

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