The Rules Are All We’ve Got


After reading the Schanberg article from The New York Times, answer each of the following in complete sentences.


  1. What are three examples that the author cites as signs that New Yorkers care little about the rules?





  1. The author uses the quotation “I rob people” to show …..





  1. What point of view does Seargent William Snyder hold?





  1. According to Schanberg, why wouldn’t tougher punishments or more jails solve the problem completely?





  1. “And the savagery begins” means…





  1. Compare and contrast the essay and the novel:

The overall  opinion on rules that Schanberg’s essay presents …

The overall opinion on rules that LOF presents…









  1. Therefore, both show us…. (use details from both texts to explain).