The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society - Sean Quigley AP...

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Sean QuigleyAP English 2A11/08/11The Human Cost of an Illiterate SocietyComprehension:1.Illiteracy is a danger to the democratic society because the number of eligible voters that are illiterate is by far enough to sway a vote. This could lead to the electing a president that is not as politically fit as another candidate.3.When Kozol says that being illiterate leads to “circumscribed” existence, he means that being illiterate traps you in a place where you cannot do things other people can do because you do not have the literacy necessary.Purpose and Audience:1.Kozol States his thesis in the middle of his essay, “Choice, in almost all of its facets, is

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