English 104 Essay Assgn 3

English 104 Essay Assgn 3 - English 104 Writing Project 3...

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English 104 Instructor: Dr. Domínguez Barajas Writing Project 3 Argumentative Essay Your last two essays have focused on analyzing how writers persuade you (either by the form of their writing of by the nature of their argument). In this assignment, you will continue to deal with the concept of persuasion, but rather than analyzing the way others do it, your goal is to produce a compelling argument. Your topic is affirmative action. Your argument must make reference to its history, is intended goal(s), and its relevance to our time. This means that you will have to do research into the topic not only to get information about it, but also to evaluate the arguments that others have formulated in regard to it. Be mindful that the aim of this task is to get beyond the simplistic considerations of the matter. If you want to claim that the practice of affirmative action is no longer valid or that it is still needed, you must offer a reasonable argument that consists of your claim, the evidence to support it, and the explanation of how the
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course ENGL 104 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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