Commentary 13

Commentary 13 - Tae Min Pak AMST 301 Professor Gustafson...

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Tae Min Pak AMST 301 Professor Gustafson 2/28/11 Monday 2/28 Commentary Through the excerpt from Our Constitution: The Myth That Binds Us, by Eric Black, I was able to see a different perspective on the Constitution and how it affects the average American citizen. Black claims that, “there is an enormous nationwide consensus that the Constitution is supreme and can answer our most troubling national questions. That gives it the power to bind us.” His diction and word choice in this passage was most interesting to me in that he chose to use the word ‘bind’ to describe the influence and power the Constitution of the United States has. Not only is it in this passage in the introduction, but most prominently in the title of the book itself. Black projects to his readers the simple question of, “Is the Constitution a
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course AMST 301 taught by Professor Gufstason during the Fall '09 term at USC.

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