ENGL101 PERSUASIVE ESSAY 3-4page due in 6hours
HI everyone, URGENT HOMEWORK
Essay #2: Developing an Argument
Following are the details of what we’ll be tackling for Essay #2. What is an issue we could argue in society for positive change?
–Essay must contain a PERSUASIVE thesis, which will be supported with evidence in the body of the paper
–Essay must be within 3.5-4 pp (works cited content not withstanding)
–Must incorporate all Aristotelean appeals (logos, ethos, pathos)
–Must include MINIMUM of 4 resources with as many DIRECT quotations. Quotes must be set up in this way:
According to author, “quote” (author’s last name).
–Must include in-text citations after EACH direct quote according to MLA. See instructions here (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
–Paraphrase all material that is researched; any ideas not rooted in your memory/knowledge (include parenthetical citations for MLA style)
–Double space, 12-point font, include a creative title
–Layout can execute as follows:
–Include hook strategy (anecdote, quote, question, joke, fact, etc)
–Include background info of the issue (society’s view, per se)
–Thesis in 1-2 sentences (debatable, rooted in opinion, “persuasive accessibility”)
Example Thesis statements:
Legalizing prostitution in the United States would improve the economy because it would create jobs.
The concept of climate change should not receive the amount of attention that is currently focused on this issue because the earth constantly goes through spells of warming and cooling; the increasing temperature of the earth is but a part of this natural cycle and out of human control.
In order to cut down on divorce rates in the U.S., we must work to improve communications within personal and professional relationships. (Note: NEEDS A HOW COMPONENT—TOO VAGUE AS IS)
Supporting idea 1
III. Supporting idea 2
Supporting idea 3
Notes for effective results:
–Choose something you are emotionally connected to
–Adopt writing voice that is “objectively subjective”
–Include any personal ties
–Use a variety of sources/voices for support