Choosing the Challenging Road to Reconciliation

Thursday's Editorial - January 22, 2015


1.  The purpose of an editorial/commentary is to explain, persuade, warn, criticize, entertain, praise or answer. What do you think is the purpose of Dr. Ben Carson’s editorial? Explain your answer.

2.  Tone is the attitude a writer takes towards his subject: the tone can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, inspiring, solemn, objective, cynical, optimistic, critical, enthusiastic…etc.
Which word do you think best describes the tone of the commentary?  Explain your answer.

3.  What inspires you most about Dr. Carson’s commentary?