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1. The basic subject of this column is bullying and how to prevent it.


2. The information the writer gives is:

   A. For bullies to become bullies, they have most likely experienced bullying at home from an older sibling or even a parent.

   B. The advent of technology has led to a new kind of bullying: abuse over the Web, on sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.


3. The writer stongly agrees with bullying, she give plently of information to tell us how to prevent it and find out if thier child is being bullied.


4. No, but she uses enough detials and information for the reader to infer that she is strongly against bullying.


6. I learned that the columnist is most likely a parent, because of her compassion towards trying to fight bullying.


7. The article was written for parents of young children.


8. Yes, because she includes a lot of information against bullying and that would cause a reader to agree with her on the subjects.


Assignment B

2. The author uses few rhetorical strategies in her article, but the ones she did use helped get her point across. The author includes the quote from a specialist in that area, “If someone says something mean to you, look them in the eye — you might even point your finger at them — [and say] ‘That’s what YOU say.’” to tell the reader about what they should get thier child to do and say.