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Mrs. Rubin
AP language
August 20, 2012

AP language and composition summer reading 102 MINUTES 1. The lights are ringing an the market is going to open (pg.34) 2. After fighting high-rise fires in midtown Manhattan, New York City, for the past ten years, in my opinion that the fire service has been lucky (pg.107). 3. About five floors from the top, you have about fifty people with their faces pressed against the windows trying to breathe (pg. 136). 4. In the name of god a voice wailed. in the name of god, in the name of god (pg. 156). 5. I just saw a guy rip his shirt off because it was on fire and jump (pg. 32)
Catastrophe- an event producing a subversion of the order or system of things, a final event, usually of a calamitous nature; hence, sudden calamity; great misfortune.
It’s a catastrophe because everyone is jumping for their life hence the great mistune of the planes that have hit the burning building.
Astonishing- so remarkable as to elicit belief: amazing, fabulous, fantastic, and marvelous phenomenal, prodigious.
It is astonishing that after all that is taking course the people is still in the building trying to start business instead of trying to evacuate.
Heartbreaking- causing overwhelming grief or distress, producing a strong emotional reaction extremely sad or pitiful
It is heartbreaking because the people are crying and calling out in the name of god.
Disaster- a sudden event, such as an accident or a natural catastrophe, that causes great damage or loss of life.
It’s a disaster because people are ripping their clothes off and jumping off building.
Shocking- causing indignation or disgust: offensive, terrible, horrible, appalling, and awful.
It’s shocking because the people are pressing their faces against the windows hence putting their self endangers off falling out.
CURRENT EVENT
Current Events Report 5: 9/11 10 years on: striking an uneasy balance
Posted on 9 September 2011 by Anna van den Boogaard

Ten years have passed since the United States was shocked by the most powerful attack ever carried out against the Continental US since the War of Independence. It came as a total surprise, without any warning and hit two citadels of Western civilization, New York the financial capital of the world and Washington D.C. its political and military centre.
Following the attacks it was discovered that various branches of the US intelligence community had bits and pieces of crucial intelligence, but were unable to interpret or tie them together so as to draw the necessary conclusions.
This current events report will discuss the lessons that can be learned from the 10 years fighting terrorism following 9/11….
Read the full report here
IB Consultancy regularly publishes Current Events Reports on specific CBRNe issues, based on open source intelligence, input from our expert network and IB Consultancy models and tools. In our view, we have the responsibility to share our knowledge with the CBRNe community and society as a whole.

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JOUNALIST COLONIST RESPONSE
Name of journalism: ANNA VAN DEN BOOGAARD
Title of column: 9/11 10 YEARS ON
Name of newspaper: IB CONSULTANCY
Thesis or main idea of column: STRIKING AN UNEASY BALANCE
Supporting reasons, examples, facts, details: 1. The attack 2. The enemy 3. Protection, defense, and deterrence
Defend, challenge, or qualify the writer’s thesis: I defend the writer’s thesis because it shows and explains what we have done and the problem we had with the attack that had happened 9/11. Its shows that we was not ready for anything like this to happen to us and if we was it would have been a complete different story.
What is the tone of the article? How does the author convey this tone? Label three rhetorical devices you find in the article. (Consider techniques that add to the effectiveness of the article).
The tone of the article is technical and informative nature and the authors covey this tone by having emotional connotation in the text.
Quote devices: 1. Commas and periods 2. Question marks, exclamation point and dashes 3. Colons and semicolons
Select five words to define and add to your vocabulary.
Word definition 1. Autonomously 2. Predominantly 3. Radicalization 4. analytical 5. renditions
RELATED VISUAL

VISUAL RESPONSE ANALYSIS RESPONSE
Name of artist: GREG SEMENDLINGER
Title of piece: TERROR
Name of source: NYC POLICE AVIATION UNIT
Artist’s topic: WORD TRADE CENTER COLLAPSE ON 9/11
Artist stance on the topic: WORLD TRADE CENTER FALLS
Supporting evidence: 1. Terror 2. Collapses 3. The cloud spread out
Defend challenge or qualify the artist’s stance: Defend
Select five specific techniques that the artist employs. For each technique, explains how this device impacts the viewer. 1. Imagery – giving the reading an image to think how foggy the place was when the building had fallen. 2. Allusion – representation of the city after the crash 3. Suspense – the setting is dusty and cloudy 4. Symbol- the building going down 5. Horror – the buildings falling down

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