complete a rhetorical analysis of the article “Battleground America” by Jill Lepore, You will specifically
examine the way your chosen author uses language to evoke a specific response in his or her audience.
1. makes a statement about how the text works, and
2. gives at least three reasons why (corresponding to the elements of the text that you will explore in your
Brief summary of the text you will analyze
Brief summary of the text’s rhetorical situation
a discussion of the text using specific examples/information that are connected to the analytical tool and related to each other