Read these two articles and answer the questions below for each article.
1. Petrarch and the Printing Press
1. What is the author's THESIS, or main idea ?
2. What evidence does he/ she use to support this thesis?
3. List names of five people the author mentions in the article; also note their ideas and opinions.
4. List important dates mentioned in the article and why they are noteworthy.
5. What is the author's conclusion? Do you think he/she she makes a good argument? Why or why not?
6. What surprised you most about this article? (talk about one interesting thing you read about) (5 sentences minimum)