Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Sentence 1

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray, Ph.D.

*His sentence: Martians have a win/lose philosophy- I want to win, and I don't care if you lose.

*My thoughts: I recognized that the author used a dash to further explain the information previously presented which strikes a reader and makes them want to know more and get deeper into the text. The following part of the sentence after the dash almost uses redundant meaning in sort of a balancing but opposing way. This reinforces the power backed behind the Martians philosophy to include both points of view.

*My sentence: Davis made no effort to help anyone else in the class- it was his grade, and his alone.

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