COMM 203 4-13-09

COMM 203 4-13-09 - COMM 203 4/13/09 Writing Crafting an...

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COMM 203 4/13/09 Writing Crafting an Argument o One Point per Paragraph Don’t try to cram too much in General rule Ask questions along the way General to specific What was my point? Did I accomplish my point? o Paragraphs Supported by evidence Anecdotes Popular press Humanities scholarship Bogle and Berg Color adjustment Social science o Citing! What gets cited? Evidence that is not common knowledge Statistics, trends, results=YES Common facts=NO (9/11, Columbine…)
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Others’ words, phrases, concepts Words from another author ALWAYS in quotes Use of a  few  contiguous words (less than 3, name, yr, page) Documentary (Cont.) Part I: o Civil Rights Movement A turning point in the perception of African-Americans by other races, specifically  whites o “East Side, West Side” A depiction of the ugly side of America
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