Outline for Paper Two

Outline for Paper Two - side of the debate it is on. If you...

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Begin with a personal story—(one to three paragraphs)— Shorten your stories! At the end of your introduction, identify the issue and the sides of the debate (a sentence or two). Use specific words to identify the side: advocate, proponent, critic, in favor of, argues against… Next, in the body of your paper, you should introduce your source and identify which side of the debate it represents Summarize and evaluate the source (strengths/weaknesses/limitations/flaws/what is left out). This can be two separate paragraphs. Use key words to show that you are summarizing /evaluating: four central points, makes the claim, identifies specific concerns, addresses this issue, provides
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evidence, found holes in the argument, found the source to be effective… Follow that with your own opinion and reflections (optional) Then, introduce your next source and identify which
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Unformatted text preview: side of the debate it is on. If you have more than two sources, do this throughout grouping similar sources together. • Respond to the sources and the issue (let your reader know that you are now responding—opinion) • In your response or conclusion, come up with a detailed thesis that you can use for the final argument paper. • Save the synthesis for the final paper. That is where you will be expected to blend all your sources together. • You are not trying to convince the reader of anything with this paper. You are showing that you can select, analyze, evaluate, and compare sources and then reflecting on the information that you find. • PROOFREAD—lots of errors in these papers • REVIEW MLA—need a Works Cited List • VISIT THE LEARNING CENTER...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course ENGLISH 103 taught by Professor Lindsaycummings during the Spring '08 term at Viterbo.

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