Focused Reading: Euphemism are types of words that make things sound better than they are. Dyseuphemism are types of words that make things sound worse than they are.
The Personal is Political: The reading introduced me to new concepts I was not even aware of. I learned how form and metaphors are used in politics. In the following chapter, I learned how lying is used in politics. By doing the reading, I learned what euphemism and dyseuphemism means. I learned the different ways of saying nothing. My understanding of political communication has improved because of the reading.