This should be a writeup for the first SEVEN chapters of the book “American War” by Omar El Akkad. Analyze
the deeper meaning of the text beyond the surface meaning.
Aim for approximately 500 words. The writeup should contain direct references with parenthetical citations,
written in well developed sentences and paragraphs as well as keeping it informal. Additionally, ENSURE that
you reach deeper than the surface of the text entails. Think about the choices being made in constructing said
text. Finally, identify specific stylistic techniques and conventions and explain why they are effective or
ineffective when it comes to communicating a particular idea.
Questions to help guide you as you write: