CRE101 Lesson 3 - Assignment 3

CRE101 Lesson 3 - Assignment 3 - CRE101 College Critical...

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CRE101 College Critical Reading Lesson 3 - Assignment 3 T his assignment is worth 25 points. Please make sure you have answered all questions prior to submitting. Once you click the submit button, you will not be able to return to this section. 1 of 1 Read all of the directions carefully before you work on this assignment. Choose one of the two possible assignment activities (3a. or 3b.). Remember: You only do ONE of the two assignments listed below. Read “The Penny” on pages 184-186 and “Do Competitive Sports Teach Valuable Life Lessons to Youth?” on pages 133-135 in your textbook. Focus on the concepts in this lesson while you read. Read the following questions to help you focus while you are reading the essay.
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3a Read the following questions and write the answers to the questions. The answer to each question should be approximately 4-5 sentences long. 1. Define bias, similes, metaphors, and ambiguity. 2. In “Do Competitive Sports Teach Valuable Life Lessons to Youth?” choose either the “Yes” or “No” article. Identify the author's bias in the article you chose. How do you know this is his bias? 3. What is your bias regarding this subject? How do you know? 4. Why would an author write passages using language devices? 5. Identify an example of ambiguity in one of the two readings for this assignment. 6. Identify an example of a simile or metaphor in “The Penny”. Explain why this is a simile or metaphor. 7. How does the author's use of denotation, connotation, and bias affect the way you read and comprehend? How do you know? ( Optional: Do you have any questions for your instructor?) OR 3b Choose three magazines that were written for specific, rather than general, audiences. (These need to be three different audiences for this assignment. For example, do not choose three magazines written for men interested in professional sports. Skim through the entire issue, but refer specifically to one article from each magazine that clearly reflects the language adaptation choices of the magazine. 1.
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