Class of November 9, 2015
What did we (or the US and the British) celebrate recently?
Halloween (October 31 – USA)
Guy Fakwes Day / Bonfire Night (November 5 – GB)
Mixed Grammar Text: Ecstasy…
The sheets “vocab 7 & 8” are to be finished by Monday, November 30.
- 107 “Watch your language”
What stylistic devices do the Friedmans use to make their arguments sound convincing?
Check your Grammar sheets and if you have questions, please take notes and get back to me next week!
DEFINITIVE DEADLINE for 1984: Please hand in your homework on November 16 (MONDAY) – if you don’t hand it in then, this part is considered as failed!
TEST: MONDAY, November 23 !!!
- 105 Text A: (TM: 186)
SOLUTIONS TO What stylistic devices do the Friedmans use to make their arguments sound convincing?
– Words and phrases with positive connotations: “magnet for” (l. 2), “promise of freedom and affluence” (ll. 8-9), “an economic miracle and a political mirecle” (ll. 15-16), “masterpiece” (l. 19)
– Contrast / antithesis: “misery and tyranny […] freedom and affluence” (ll. 8-9), “they did not find streets paved with gold; they did not find an easy life. They did find freedom and an opportunity to make the most of their talents” (ll. 10-12), “cooperate […] without coercion” (l. 46) ((zusammenarbeiten… ohne Zwang))
– Hendiadys (two nouns joined by a conjunction, used to express a single idea)
(I will give you the examples to this later on)