“Are We Worried About Storm’s Identity –Or Our Own?” You will make a case regarding the article’s worthiness for a prize. You will be required
Assignment Overview: You will useONE of the following source articles to write a rhetorical analysis:
1.“Are We Worried About Storm’s Identity –Or Our Own?” (pp.545-48)
2.“Moving to the U.S. and Amassing a Fortune, No English Needed” (pp.648-51)
3.“Half-Baked: UC Berkeley’s Diversity Machine Loses Its Mind Over Cupcakes” (pp.765-68)
4.“To All the Girls I’ve Rejected” (pp.771-73)
5.“Affirmative Action for Men” (pp.774-79)
You will make a case regarding the article’s worthiness for a prize. You will be required to identify the central argument of the source article, analyze how various types of appeals are used to advance the argument, and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the argument. The essay must be organized around an evaluative thesis statement that is appropriate for an award committee to grantor not to grant this article a prize. A sample essay of rhetorical analysis can be found in our textbook (pp.111-113).
Accurately identify and explain the use of rhetorical appeals within written arguments.
Evaluate the effectiveness of a written argument and communicate this evaluation within a well-constructed thesis statement.
Organize a sustained evaluative argument that is sensitive to a particular rhetorical situation.
Integrate source references, including direct quotations, using signal phrases (attributive tags) and parenthetical in-text citations (MLA format).
Construct a properly formatted works cited page using MLA guidelines.
Length: 850-1,200 words.
Format: Follow MLA guidelines.
Source Usage: One non-academic, argumentative source. The paper must demonstrate effective summary, paraphrase, and quotation using signal phrases and parenthetical citations for attribution. The paper must include a properly formatted “Work Cited” section with one full bibliographical citation.
Submission: Oct. 18 to “Essay #2 Draft-For Instructor’s Review”
Oct. 25 to “Essay #2 Draft-For Peer Review”
Nov. 2 to “Essay #2 Final Draft”
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