Sonia Maasik Writing Styles in Signs of Life in the U.S.A.

Sonia Maasik
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Perspective

The book is arranged with the beginning of each chapter containing an introduction and discussion by the authors Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon. Both of these authors are academics who are involved in the development of critical thinking skills and writing skills in their students. They have gathered a selection of essays for each of the nine categories that they cover in the book.

The intended audience is obviously in academia. There is the teacher who must teach critical thinking and writing skills and there is the student who must learn the material and technique. The author's are basically suggesting using subject matter, popular culture, which the student is already familiar with. It cuts down on the amount of research time and contains subjects that the student finds enjoyable and because they are familiar and enjoyable for the student, he is better able to concentrate on the analysis...

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