4. How does McClintock define propaganda? Why is it important for us to understand propaganda? Select any two of the seven types of propaganda and describe them. Discuss at least one example of each of the two types of propaganda you selected.
5. What are the different types of “college pressures” that Zinsser discusses? How does he pair them up, i.e., “intertwine” them? Do you think he has provided enough evidence to support his thesis? Are his examples true to life? Why or why not?
Tan uses a technique very different from that of McClintock and Zinsser in presenting her classifications of types of languages. Contrast the techniques that Tan uses in her essay with those that McClintock and Zinsser use in their essays.
Lorde and Staples provide vivid examples of the way prejudice affect the lives of African – Americans in the United States. Compare at least two examples from these essays (at least one per essay) and discuss how the authors are able to extend the readers’ perspectives on this topic.