Is it okay to laugh at Florida Man? Why? Why not? Explain your reasoning with your own research that supports your argument.
Epic Quest # 3 – Essay # 3– Florida Man – Research Paper Due: 11:59 PM – Sunday 26th April 2020 An Electronic copy of Epic Quest # 3 – Essay # 3 – Final Draft – must be submitted to the plagiarism checker. Students benefit from a minimum of 6-paragraph structure, but you’re welcome to add more. A sample student essay will be provided on Canvas as well as the grading rubric. Format Requirements: 1,500 to 2,500 words, MLA format. Writing Requirements: Must meet academic writing standards. Papers should clearly state the significance of the topic, and be organized with adequate detail. Work Cited Page is required. Essay Structure Requirements: INTROUCTION PARAGRAPH: introduction paragraph with a hook, both essay titles, the authors of both readings, publications the article appears in, explanation of what is the authors’ main claims are (what are their arguments), explanation of the readings (a brief summary), and a clear thesis. BODY PARAGRAPHS: Detailed supporting paragraphs started by topic sentences, and an adequate concluding paragraph. Each supporting paragraph must focus on only one aspect, trait, reason or point. Create detailed illustrations so your reader can “see” what’s going on. YOUR BODY PARAGRAPHS MUST INCLUDE SUPPORT FROM THE ASSIGNED READING. You must explain the Rhetorical Strategy the Author is using after you have incorporated the quote and how that strategy works on the reader. You can use “I” statements (this is a personal essay). CONCLUSION: Full conclusion that ties up your essay. Purpose: to write an essay that analyzes the assigned text. Audience: your classmates, instructors, and people unfamiliar with the topic. Crane 2 Length: 1,500 to 2,500 words. THE WORK CITED PAGE DOES NOT COUNT AS A PAGE. Purpose: to write an essay that analyzes the assigned text. Audience: your classmates, instructors, and people unfamiliar with the topic. Length: 5+ pages – any final papers less than five pages will be returned as incomplete. PROMPT: Is it okay to laugh at Florida Man? Why? Why not? Explain your reasoning with your own research that supports your argument. You can research many different aspects of why it is okay or not okay to laugh at Florida Man. You can research humor, comedy, what makes us laugh, the role of the Internet, memes, mental health, law enforcement, journalism, Florida, or whatever supports your argument. You must include at least two articles that you have researched that SUPPORT your argument, while the third article must contain a counter argument that can be used against your position. Your counter argument must have a rebuttal, where you explain that while the counter argument may be a good argument, however it can be argued that…. For this essay you should present at least three clear topics or opinions (each topic or opinion should be its own paragraph). Explain your answers and support with examples from your articles. But only use one article per body paragraph and one quote per body paragraph. The quotes you use should support your position. You are expected to conduct ALL the research and you are responsible for finding the materials. Please use personal opinions, previous experience and observations to support your thesis. A Works Cited page is required.
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