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|Step 1: Read the following passage:
Step 2: You may want to read the paragraph one more time. Then, using your own words, explain the key point (or points) of the passage in the box below:
Step 3: Read the following two sentences:
A) Nowadays many writers seem more interested in the city as it was generations ago than they are in the New York City of today.What's the difference between these two sentences? Explain below:
Step 4: Now, read the following student paragraphs about an article they read in a newspaper:
A) Brooklyn's problem, according to Ron Purfling, is that it suffers from an inferiority complex. In order to overcome its second-best status, Brooklyn needs to distinguish itself from its wealthier neighbor and celebrate its own unique history and culture.What is the difference in how these students approach the article? Explain in the box below:
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