The Effect Of Reading The List Of Operations Names On Perception Management

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1.What is the effect of reading the list of operations names in Perception Management? I think what the author is trying to show us how many operations are going on during the war. 2.How did the names make you feel? While I was reading the list of operations I felt like I was reading a list of codenames made by grade schoolers. For example, Bone breaker, Wolfhound furry, Lightning hammer, all sound like video game abilities, not military operations 3. What qualities do you think makes this a poem? I don’t really see this as a poem, however if I had to pick a reason why it is a poem i’d have to say because the names of operations flow together. 4. Which of these names might be offensive or disturbing? Why? I really don’t like…show more content…
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