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In Layla Dupuy’s English II honors class at West Feliciana High School, Jasmin Lucas points out her report on the rhetorical devices used in John Mayer’s 2006 song 'Waiting on the World to Change.'

At West Feliciana High School in St. Francisville, English teacher Layla Dupuy makes the rhetorical analysis lessons timely and relevant by having her students analyze how popular songs convey a message through their lyrics. The students then created original verses mimicking the writer's style.