LIBS 201 Lecture Four-Spring 2016

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LIBS 201 :

LIBS 201 Lecture Four: Paper #2

Paper #2:

Paper #2 a short argumentative paper evaluating an essay about social justice should argue the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of a social justice-based argument 1000 words (at least four pages ) Sources: at least one, from our readings or from outside research – Works Cited pages are required!

Rhetorical analysis:

Rhetorical analysis Takes an existing argument and argues whether it works as an argument or not Examines the way the author constructs the argument, what evidence is used, what sorts of logical appeals are used For this paper, you can state whether you agree or disagree with the original argument, though it should be linked to your argument about whether it is effective

Rhetorical appeals:

Rhetorical appeals Logos – an appeal based on facts or on logical reasoning Pathos – an appeal based on emotional grounds, such as making the reader angry, sad, amused Ethos – an appeal based on the writer’s credentials or authority, how they make the reader trust them to be reliable

Sample Outline:

Sample Outline P1(2) – Intro (hook, name of essay and author, summary of the writer’s ideas, your thesis) P2 – First reason you believe the argument is successful/unsuccessful – appeal, evidence P3 - Second reason you believe the argument is successful/unsuccessful – appeal, evidence P4 – Third reason you believe the argument is successful/unsuccessful – appeal, evidence P5 (Optional) – Counterargument – why someone else may disagree, why they are wrong/right P6 – Conclusion – Do you agree/disagree?

This week: DB #s 9 and 10:

This week: DB #s 9 and 10 Respond to the questions, then respond to a peer’s response Don’t forget to do the second response – these are easy points to earn, but they’re just as easy to lose!

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