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  1. Gulliver’s Travels Objective: To recognize an author’s style by highlighting rhetorical similarities between texts To view the author’s style transformed by Dr. Seuss

  2. Quickwrite • Have you ever encountered a law that seems ridiculous. What does this law say about the people who made it? Why do you think they made it? How does it affect society?

  3. Mark the Text • While reading this passage mark the text for the following two concepts: • Ideas that convey his political message • Idea that seem ridiculous

  4. Summary • Write Swift’s political message at the end of the passage • Place a star next to the passage that best supports this message • Annotate: • Explain what is actually said • Explain what is actually meant • Explain what rhetorical strategy is used

  5. Turn and Talk • Share a supporting detail (or passage you have underlined) with your small group that you have underlined • Explain what is being said • Explain what is actually meant • Explain the rhetorical strategy

  6. Sneetches Video

  7. Dr. Seuss Parody • What political message is being conveyed by Seuss? • How is this message similar and different from Swift’s political message?