Table Texting is a fun, interactive strategy you can use with any piece of text or topic. The key is to pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher or facilitator collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. At the end, students get to read their classmates' responses.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Attackers Are Divisive and Wrong. "The provocative rhetoric is a naked attempt to smear protesters and the mayor as anti-police. This criticism is contemptuous, it’s hyper-political, and has no basis on reality. It’s a cynical public relations campaign, being propagated by right wing politicians and the fact-free media, such as FOX, that promotes them."
Purple Prose - In literary criticism, purple prose is written prose that is so extravagant, ornate, or flowery as to break the flow and draw excessive attention to itself. Purple prose is sensually evocative beyond the requirements of its context. It may also employ certain rhetorical effects such as exaggerated sentiment or pathos in an attempt to manipulate a reader's response.