America should shoot for stars againThe Author stated that NASA space program should not be closed down, instead they should continue whatNeil Armstrong began in the 60’s after his death and continue exploring as technology advances.In this article they used ethos to draw the reader in because Neil Armstrong, being the ﬁrst man on themoon, obviously knows a bit about space travel. Just his name in tis topic helps draw the reader in andagree with their opinion.
Penn State should take a break fromfootballThe main thesis of the article was that Penn State should shut down their football program for a few yearsdue to all the penalties after the sex abuse scandal of Joe Paterno and Jerry SanduskyIt was a logical statement because they listed all of the penalties and ﬁnes given to football program. PennState is far in debt even before the 2012-2013 season. They used numbers and stats to draw you in and getyou to agree because of all the damage done and ﬁnes they have it might be a smart decision.
Quote #1“WHILE FATHER WAS MOTORING down the river, my readingwas giving me a turn. At the neighborhood boys house, I raninto Kimon Nicolais’ The Natural way to Draw.”Pg. 78
Continued...I thought this was a helpful quote because it helped ﬁgureout her hobbies as she grew older, she enjoyed drawing. Iwas also curious about the capitalized “WHILE FATHER WASMOTORING...”
Quote #2“It was always one of the wincing giantswho were cute. Weran combs through our hair and pounded back along thelabyrinth club corridors to the dance ﬂoor. Yes, very cute.”Pg. 188
Continued...This quote helped the reader follow her age. At parts of thenovel it was difﬁcult but at this time you could tell she wasprobably in her early teens by the way she speaks about hteboys.