6 Matching Annotations
  1. Jan 2017
    1. Signifies that from you great Rome shall suck Reviving blood, and that great men shall press For tinctures, stains, relics, and cognizance.

      How effective is the use of parallelism?

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  2. Sep 2016
    1. cooperating

      This word is used in almost every paragraph of the piece to further the point of working WITH Mexico instead of AGAINST.

    2. innovations

      oops he did it again

    3. innovation

      This word has been repeated several times in order to play on the average american's idealism of "American Innovation"

    1. We've begun initiatives to cooperate on health and agriculture, education and law enforcement.  We've reached agreements to restore direct flights and mail service.  We've expanded commercial ties, and increased the capacity of Americans to travel and do business in Cuba.

      Obama uses parallelism here to convey that Cubans and Americans are united. He does so through the use of the word "we've" to show that strides toward cooperation have already been made.

    2. Cuba has a one-party system; the United States is a multi-party democracy.  Cuba has a socialist economic model; the United States is an open market.  Cuba has emphasized the role and rights of the state; the United States is founded upon the

      President Obama is using parallelism to display the differences and compare America and Cuba. He is doing this to develop a relationship and promote trust between the two countries.