What might be the consequence of Appiah’s argument? If, as a mental exercise (or because you are convinced), you accept Appiah’s conclusion that “American social distinctions cannot be understood in terms of the concept of race,” what effects might this have on the way we think, act, speak and write?
I AM EXPECTING TO SEE REAL, CRITICAL, INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT WITH THE TEXT, AS YOU EXPLORE WHAT THIS ESSAY’S ARGUEMNT MIGHT MEAN FOR YOU PERSONALLY AND FOR THE NATION OR WORLD MORE GENERALLY. WHAT IS AT STAKE HERE? WHAT DO YOU FEEL IS THE ESSAY’S MOST IMPORTANT “SO WHAT” POINTS?
USE Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers
David Bartholomae (Author), Anthony Petrosky (Author)