1. Something from my active reading that I thought was important in this chapter is with the First things first 2000 manifesto. In the analysis it says that one of the key rhetorical actions that manifestos perform is to declare new identities. I think that this is important because it explains why manifests have had large influences on politics in the past.
2. In the manifesto The First Things First 2000 it talks about graphic designer, art director and visual communicator who were trying to bring to question what the world believes designer do. I believe that this manifesto was effective due to it bringing this question forward and it being published in multiple magazine and books and brought alone with it the welcomed debate that it is trying to bring forward. Some evidence to this how designers do there work today. I believe that the writing is at its best in the second paragraph. The manifesto says "Commercial work has always paid the bills, but many graphic designers have now let it become, in large measure, what graphic designers do". This line helps to explain what they are trying to bring to question within the manifesto.