In last week's New York Times magazine, writer Benoit Lewis covered the challenges facing students who are "coming out in middle school". In the story, the writer interviews various students who are openly gay/homosexual at school, from the angle that students are braving harassment and misunderstanding on the part of their peers, in order to be themselves.
Please print and read, MAKE SURE YOU ANNOTATE, the following article:
The assignment is for you to pull one quote from the text that you think is significant, or hits you. Something the author says, maybe a quote from a student, etc. Please type up the quote in your post and explain why you chose it, and answer the following question:
*Is the author accomplishing a form of rhetorical appeal with your quote? If so, explain. If not, what do you think the author IS trying to accomplish?
**NOTE: This article is 9 pages!! Don't only read the first page!!!