Barsoum_RJ_FCTA_CH7_02-13-08 - research paper Helpfully the...

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-1Clayton Barsoum English 1302 Reading Journal February 13, 2008 Barnet, Sylvan and Hugo Bedau. From Critical Thinking to Argument: Second Edition . Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2008. In our selection of reading of FCTA Barnet and Bedau focus on the different aspects of a research paper. They give us suggestions for organization, research, and evaluation. Were are also given definitions and examples of the many products of a research paper: notes, citations, and an annotated bibliography. I felt there was a few pointers that I was not aware of that will be great tools to use in my
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Unformatted text preview: research paper. Helpfully, the authors outlined the instances in which citations are needed. They made it clear that it isn’t necessary to use citation on a indisputable claim that is widely accepted. Also, they helped me realize how generalizations play a part in writing. Only, by citing the source of generalizations does it clearly identify the voice of whom they are coming from. Otherwise the audience might think you are creating those hasty generalizations. The authors also exemplified the power of using introductions to your quotations to support your thesis....
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