FinalEssay_HernandezMarlenne.docx - Marlenne Hernandez 06 February 2018 1302-31955 Final Draft Essay 1 981 College or the couch College is probably one

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Marlenne Hernandez 06 February 2018 1302-31955 Final Draft Essay 1 981 College or the couch? College is probably one of the hardest decisions someone has to make in order to proceed their “pursuit of happiness”. As we all know, society tends to interpret college as an essential in life, in other words college is supposed to help us live a stable life, but does it really? “Bowie State University Commencement Speech” is an article written by Michelle Obama, as I read it, the article presents why college is important and how it benefits students. A title is one of the key components to a great essay. Not only does it give a small insight into the article but it also determines whether or not the audience is interested or not. The title of Michelle Obama’s speech, “Bowie State University Commencement Speech” demonstrates a lack of attention to the audience. The word “commencement” means the beginning of something, in this case it is the beginning of Bowie State University. Even though there is a meaning behind the title, it is not enough for the audience to engage in it right away. Therefore, a great way to engage the audience is by rewording the title with powerful verbs and action words. A claim is the main idea of the article that the author defends to the audience. The claim must be set in stone and clear for the readers to understand the main idea of the article. Obama’s

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