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Lesson 35: Analyzing how Quindlen’s style and content contribute to the persuasiveness of “Quilt of a Country”

Lesson 35: Analyzing how Quindlen’s style and content contribute to the persuasiveness of “Quilt of a Country”

The student will discuss what Whitman’s suggests about the definition and attainability of the American Dream in “I Hear America Singing.”  Students also read “Quilt of a Country” by Anna Quindlen and analyze how the author uses style and content to develop the persuasiveness of a text.