Blog 7

I feel good trying to connect the text to the author’s overall purpose of the essay. I do see improvement. Overall, my annotations keep improving.

“Necessary Edges: Arts, Empathy, and Education” was published in January 2014 on the website World Post, a website for news and blogs. It was written by cellist and composer, Yo-Yo Ma, who has won over seventeen Grammy Awards and produced over ninety albums.

The purpose of this reading was to analyze the text and view an opinion on adding art to the STEM acronym. This was for a homework assignment for my English Composition class.

The purpose of this essay is to establish art’s role in society and the world and if it would be possible to incorporate it into the STEM acronym. 

Tandem-in partnership or conjunction

Globalization-the connection of different parts of the world resulting in the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities.

Lemming-any of various small short-tailed furry-footed rodents (such as genera Lemmus and Dicrostonyx) of circumpolar distribution that are notable for population fluctuations and recurrent mass migrations

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  1. Your annotations look fantastic. I can see that you are clearly and, at times, critically engaging with the text. Good job!

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