Regarding the Torture of Others

Regarding the Torture of Others - Andrew Lazarow A claim is...

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Andrew Lazarow 9/8/09 A claim is an assertion that can be found in most essays. In the case of Regarding the Torture of Others by Susan Sontag, Susan makes multiple claims that can all be summed up by one general claim: no matter what a person is doing, nothing can be hidden from the public because of the advances made in technology, and once that action goes public, there is no stopping its circulation. Susan supports this claim using her other multiple claims and evidence to support her claims. Susan begins her essay by giving the reader background information on the topic at hand; American Soldiers torturing prisoners at Abu Ghraib. She then continues to write about one of her claims, which is, if an event is caught in a picture, even the American government will have trouble denying it. She supports this claim by explaining how Americans were caught, in pictures, torturing prisoners and that although the president apologized for what happened and
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course WRT 105 taught by Professor Kleinbart during the Spring '07 term at Syracuse.

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Regarding the Torture of Others - Andrew Lazarow A claim is...

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