Giving Faces To The Lost Analysis

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An article was titled Giving Faces to the Lost by Angela Libal. The title has two different meanings; a figurative meaning and a literal meaning. The figurative meaning of the title Giving Faces to the Lost is when forensic anthropologists give an identity to a victim. They find out the age, race, gender,etc. In the article, Libal wrote “If the decedent’s teeth have been found and the person has ever had dental work, forensic investigators can find the person’s identity through dental records.” This line supports the title in a figurative way. This is a way as to how forensic anthropologists “give faces to the lost”. Another example is “Another way to look for identity is through medical records, especially X-rays.” Giving Faces to the Lost

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