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Basis Composition 355:100, Fall 2011 Instructor: Jenna Lewis READING ASSIGNMENT #1: Yoshino DUE DATE: Friday, September 9 Read Kenji Yoshino’s essay, “Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights,” pages 293-315 in Points of Departure . o Highlight any words Yoshino uses that are unfamiliar to you and look them up in a dictionary. o Underline the sentences or phrases that you think represent Yoshino’s key concepts. Then, on a separate piece of paper: Write (or type) responses to questions 1, 6, and 8 on page 316 (under the heading Points
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Unformatted text preview: of Engagement—Reading Comprehension ). Each of your responses should be at least one substantial paragraph in length. • In your own words, what is Yoshino’s main argument in this essay? • Write down or type two direct quotations from Yoshini’s essay that you think are especially important. Be sure to give the corresponding page numbers. (If you underlined key concepts while reading, this should be easy.) • We will use these questions as a jumping-off point for our discussion on Friday. Come prepared to participate!...
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