web wednesday assignment

when andevers talked about the death penalty being a machine. nancyhightower makes a comparison which is a simile because she used the word like.

the comparison being made that disciplining a child is similar to a jail sentence makes this a metaphor.

the tip of the iceberg is a synedoche because its just a small part of the iceberg. the tip is whats seen while theres something bigger underneath the surface.

the justice system isnt living or alive. the tweet saying that the system should die is using personification.

The people that are talking about the Troy Davis case are not sure if justice was served or not. They are expressing doubt on the whether it was just or unjust to execute a man that has a lot of doubt on the verdict.

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  1.   Kevin L. Ferguson on September 30th, 2011

    Hi Andy,

    I want you to make this bigger assignments Pages (not Posts). Here is a link that explains the difference: http://help.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/posts-pages-widgets/

    Also, put your Rhetorical samples and your analysis together on one page.

    Maybe check out mikadroz’s page to see the organization of Pages. And remind me to check back on your page when it’s up.

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