ENGL1020E Argumentative Essay#1.pdf

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ENGL 1020E Argumentative Essay #1 Due January 28, 2019 Argumentative Essay (10% due Jan 28): This essay will exercise your organizational and argumentative skills. The details of this assignment will be provided in class. Please include your workshopped thesis statement from our Jan 14 class, and your introductory paragraph development from Jan 21. Write a short essay (750-1000 words) that analyses and takes an argumentative approach to one of the topics addressed in the ten selected articles provided from theconversation.com. You are responding to the article s content and argument. , not just writing about the topic . This essay will require you to narrow and analyze your topic, produce an argumentative thesis, and defend that thesis with evidence and examples, which in this case can be partly anecdotal. While you may be drawing upon personal experience or knowledge at times, do not use the first person in this essay. Strive for a balanced and s killed stating evaluation of the article’s argument. You are free to agree or disagree with the article as you wish, but you must engage with it in detail. Your essay must have a good thesis beyond just “This is a good article . ” You are expected to deal with the subject matter and the author’s argument with your own position.
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  • Fall '17
  • HEWSON, MARC
  • Writing, MacOdrum Library

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