Answer the following questions like a scholar with complete sentences on loose leaf paper. Each question is worth 3 points.
- What do you think of McCullough’s assertion that history gives us a sense of proportion? [3s]
- McCullough writes about topics with which he is unfamiliar. How does he conduct his research and write his books? What do you think of his approach? [4s]
- The purpose of an editorial/commentary is to explain, persuade, criticize, or amuse. What is the purpose of Alexandra Wolfe’s column about McCullough? [3s]