Genius And Drill Rhetorical Analysis

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¨Education” Multiple Choice- Answers Explained What rhetorical strategy best describes ¨Genius and Drill (3)?
Anaphora
An anaphora is a repeated phrase, ¨Genius and Drill” is not a repeated phrase.
Extended metaphor
An extended metaphor is a comparison of two unlike things. Although, drill and genius are unlike, Emerson does not make direct comparisons between the two.
Paradox
Emerson describes a genius as someone who is passionate and has a drive to seek information. Drill, on the other hand, refers to the education system's tendency to require rote memorization rather than hands on learning that helps students foster their passions.
Refutation
This phrase presents Emerson´s own idea, a refutation would be Emerson presenting another´s …show more content…

To highlight the impact of Greek philosophy on education
This answer would not serve Emerson´s purpose.
To encourage students to study Ancient Greece
This answer would not serve Emerson´s purpose.
What does the phrase ¨contraband wit” (16) NOT imply about Emerson´s opinion on schooling?
That schools are too strict
Emerson believes that schools are too regimented to allow students to express creativity. He believes they are too strict.
That schools do not allow students to express creativity
Emerson believes that schools do not promote individualism and creativity.
That schools do not focus on the needs and interests of individual students
Emerson believes that schools treat all students the same rather than treating them as unique individuals.
That wit should not be allowed in the classroom
Emerson believes that wit is an expression of creativity, and he believes that creativity is a cornerstone of learning. He believes that wit has a place in the classroom.
That schools prepare children to become good workers as adults, rather than good

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