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2.3: “She’s Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D” by Perri Klass

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  • In “She’s Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D,” pediatrician and writer Perri Klass discusses the medical-speak she encountered in her training as a doctor and its underlying meaning.

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    • The author’s primary thesis or theme
    • The examples provided by each author to assert the theme
    • See if you can determine which essay uses “multiple” examples (a series of brief examples to illustrate or assert the thesis) and which essay uses “extended” examples (longer examples explained through multiple sentences or paragraphs)
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