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Teaching Michael Cohen's testimony translated by a rhetoric expert: "I lied, but I'm not a liar"

Michael Cohen's testimony translated by a rhetoric expert: "I lied, but I'm not a liar"

Michael Cohen, who admits to lying, also says he’s not a liar.\n\nCan we separate what someone does from who they are? Cohen thinks we should and that it would help us to understand both him and Trump better.

Jennifer Mercieca, Associate Professor of Communication, Texas A&M University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What is dissociation and why is it a useful rhetorical strategy?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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