Read Liz Winhover’s essay, “The Power of Failure” in CEL Ch. 9 (p. 279-282). Answer the following questions about Winhover’s essay in a response of at least 200 words.
Given the definition of critical reading above, how well does Winhover’s essay function as a practice of critical reading? How specifically does Winhover step back to reveal how JK Rowling’s commencement speech is working?
How would Winhover’s essay change if her focus was on evaluating JK Rowling’s speech instead of reading it critically? After looking over the Rhetorical Tools for textual analysis on p. 179-182, what particular rhetorical tools does Winhover use most effectively? Why?